Shiloh Ballard, Chair

Shiloh Ballard is a co-founder of SV@Home and has over two decades of experience in land use, transportation, and housing policy and advocacy. Most recently, she served as the Executive Director of Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition, growing the organization from a staff of 8 to 18, all in service to safe, walkable/bikeable communities. Prior to the Bike Coalition, Shiloh spent 14 years at the Silicon Valley Leadership Group as Senior Vice President of Housing and Community Development. In her role with the Leadership Group, Shiloh worked with industry, civic, and community leaders to develop innovative solutions to the region’s growth challenges. She was at the center of several significant policy wins including the adoption of uniform green building policies in Santa Clara County, the passage of strong affordable housing policies in Silicon Valley Cities, and several State and local affordable housing bonds. She was recognized by the Silicon Valley Business Journal as a 2010 “40 under 40” as well as a YWCA “Woman in Leadership” in 2012 and the 2015 Housing Hero by the leading Statewide Housing organization, California Housing Consortium.

Shiloh is a proud slug, having earned a bachelor’s degree in environmental studies from UC Santa Cruz. 

In her spare time, Shiloh enjoys reading, cooking, growing vegetables, and mountain biking. She lives with her long-time partner, and their cats, Peenut and Butter.