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Anamika Bhatnagar Bio

Anamika Bhatnagar

Board of Education Trustee

Term Expires: 6/30/2026   Phone: 914-271-4713 x 4202


Anamika Bhatnagar was elected to her first term on the Board in 2023. She and her husband, Dennis Willette, moved to Croton in 2005, and their two children have attended Croton-Harmon schools since kindergarten. Anamika has previously served as a parent representative on various school district committees, including the Strategic Planning Team, the Equity Stakeholder Team, the Re-Entry Task Force, and the Health & Safety Committee. She is also an active PTA volunteer. 

Born in Washington, DC, Anamika grew up in Northern Virginia. After graduating from Yale University with a B.A. in English Literature and International Studies, she moved to New York City and spent twenty years working in the children’s book industry, editing and publishing a number of award-winning titles and national bestsellers. She currently runs her own editorial consulting business and volunteers with a variety of community organizations, including the Croton Garden Club, Croton Free Library, and Croton Folks Who Craft, which she co-founded.