Small Business Roundtable
U.S. General Services Administration &
28 Ward Alderman Jason Ervin
Ann P. Kalayil
Regional Administrator, U.S. General Services Administration
October 16, 2012 • 10AM
Pan American Bank - Community Room
2627 West Cermak
Chicago, IL 60608
Prior to this appointment, Ann worked for more than 18 years at the University of Chicago in Information Technology Services, where she worked in Emerging Technologies and Communications but previously was Director of Client Services and Support. Ann has taught interdisciplinary courses on Asian Americans at DePaul University, Loyola University Chicago, and the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Ann received her Doctorate from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is very active in many community and civic activities dealing with education policy, campaign finance reform, immigration reform, and documenting Asian American history. A Leadership Greater Chicago Fellow, Ann has also served on several government task forces and has participated in many panel discussions on the above issues. She is also co-Director of the South Asian American Policy & Research Institute and a member of many community based organizations. Ann's appointment is historic as she is the first woman to serve as Regional Administrator of the General Services Administration in the Great Lakes Region.