As a mother of five, Willis said she was most concerned about how the election would impact the younger generations in her family.
Willis, through a representative, declined to revisit the topic for this article.
"It is a genuine honour and a tremendous opportunity to be in this role at such a significant moment for Hunter," said Willis.
Willis Wil·lis (wĭl'ĭs), Thomas. 1621-1675.
English anatomist and physician known for his studies of the nervous system and the brain. He discovered the circle of Willis at the base of the brain.