Annie’s Background

AnnieGilbert-headshotAnnie cares deeply about Andover and has been an active member of our community for many years.


Current Involvement in Andover Organizations

  • Andover High School Facility Study Committee — Chair
  • Andover Village Improvement Society (AVIS) — Trustee
  • Andover Coalition for Education (ACE) — Board Member
  • Shawsheen Greenway — Board Member
  • Andover Historical Society — Volunteer Guide and Researcher
  • League of Women Voters — Member
  • Andover Community Garden — Member

Past Involvement in Andover Organizations

  • Andover School Committee — served three terms (seven years), three years as Chair
  • School Building Committee — served six years on committee that oversaw the design and construction of Bancroft School
  • Andover Coalition for Education (ACE) — Vice President
  • Bancroft School Improvement Council
  • Bancroft PTO Board
  • Shawsheen PTO Board
  • Andover Parent to Parent Board
  • Andover Chamber Music Board


  • B.A., Harvard University
  • M.A., University of Kansas
  • Former teacher in Connecticut and San Diego, CA
  • Currently part time at International Institute of New England, Boston


  • Raised in Belmont, Massachusetts
  • Has lived in Andover for 24 years
  • Married to Bob Gilbert, Andover attorney and owner of Andover Classic Wines
  • Three children: Elizabeth (25), Daniel (23), and Henry (19)
  • Interests: running, biking, hiking, swimming, vegetable gardening