Meet the DML Board & Executive team

Our talented group of board volunteers leads the DML through thick and thin. This passionately Canadian team helps make life for other Canadians in the Bay Area better each year.

Sarah Price

Prime Moose (Current Chair)

Canadian roots: Toronto


Bay Area: San Francisco

25 years in the Bay Area! Deloitte, Oracle and eventually my own consulting company kept me busy while raising two proudly dual-citizen daughters. 

Alumni: Ryerson

Day job: Interior Designer, SPDesign

Canadiana: Always a Leafs fan, no matter what. Still figure skating and taking up curling. Missing my family, Tim Hortons Maple Dipped and Swiss Chalet.

Little known fact: Sarah was once an usherette at Maple Leaf Gardens.

Erika Wah

Pastured Moose (Past Chair)

Canadian roots: Nelson, Vancouver, North Shore


Bay Area: Marin County (Kentfield)

In 2011, I was looking for a life adventure for our then-young family (thanks to my hubby and his employer, Salesforce!).

Alumni: University of Calgary

Day job: Independent consultant (industry-university partnerships/talent development/communications)

Canadiana: SOTW was my 90s and 00s, but summer music festivals (Starbelly Jam and Kaslo Jazz) introduced Shred Kelly and Barr Brothers. I love fresh picked huckleberries from the mountains around Kootenay Lake. And, Jube Jubes. And many BC wines top a long list of things I alway buy when I'm back.

Griselda Zhou

Pastured Moose (Past Chair)

Canadian roots: Regina, Vancouver

Bay Area: San Francisco

Alumni: Simon Fraser University, University of Westminster in London, U.K.

Day job: Communications/Business Operations, PayPal

Canadiana: Canadian treats!  It’s a tie between Aero Bar and Turkish Delight Bar, and I appreciate the “I Heart Van coffee” (made and roasted in Vancouver).

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Pastured Moose (Past Chair)

Canadian roots: Thetford Mines, Quebec

Bay Area: Palo Alto

Alumni: McGill University

Day job: Consultant on US-Canada higher education and innovation projects; former immigration lawyer.

Canadiana: Habs fan, Inuit art collector, writer of several memoir pieces exploring my Canadian émigré experiences.

Siva Ananmalay

Beer Moose

Canadian roots: Ottawa, and grew up just outside of Toronto.


Bay Area: San Jose

Came down in  2000 with Nortel as part of a 3 year plan...

Alumni: Carleton

Day job: Founder of his own tech startup - SecureStream Technologies.

Canadiana: Hockey player. Siva misses skating on the canal in Ottawa and BeaverTails, but loves the warm weather here.

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Partner Moose

Canadian roots: Vancouver, Montreal, Toronto, and Ottawa.


Bay Area: San Francisco

In 2017, I was leading Canadian Immigration law at Syfarth Shaw LLP and relocated to San Francisco. 

Alumni: McGill University

Day Job: Owner, Dhillon Immigration Law

A proud Canadian, I love getting up each morning to help companies and individuals from across the globe move to Canada. 

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Happy Hour Moose 

Canadian roots: Toronto

Bay Area: San Jose

Arrived in 2018 with my husband and three sons.

Alumni: University of Toronto, Ryerson University.

Day job: Executive Communications Content Writer..

Canadiana: I was a member of Canada's national rhythmic gymnastics team representing Canada at the Pan American Games in 1991.

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Events Moose

Melissa has been instrumental running our hockey and Canada Day events, especially over the last 2 years when many events had to held online. Her organization and energy were key successful events despite the pandemic.

Shannon Sibold

Legal Moose

Canadian roots: Calgary


Bay Area: Peninsula

Arrived in 2014 for job opportunity with a bunch of MoFos down here 😀. Also known as an opportunity to join the law firm of Morrison & Foerster LLP.

Alumni: University of Calgary, McGill University

Day job: Attorney representing startups and VCs.

Canadiana: Speed skating at the Olympic Oval, shinny hockey, and day trips to the Canadian Rockies.

Robb Ponti

Strategy Moose

Canadian roots: Vancouver

Alumni: Queen's University

Day job: Google Finance

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Finance Moose

Canadian roots: Toronto

Bay Area: Campbell

Moved to the Bay Area in 2015.

Alumni: Wilfred Laurier University

Day job: Director, Technical Accounts, BDO USA LLP

Canadiana: Love my Leafs and Raptors hometown. 

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Social & Operations Moose

Canadian roots: Toronto

Bay Area: San Francisco & Walnut Creek


Alumni: University of Toronto


Day job: Google Ads & Analytics