Eva Jimenez


In addition to her role as Executive Director of the Shasta College Foundation, Eva Jimenez currently serves as the Assistant Superintendent/Vice President of Economic and Workforce Development where she manages grant managers and is responsible for the outcomes of numerous grants totaling close to $15 million. Many of these grants involve partnerships with K-12 and community industry partners. Ms. Jimenez began her journey at Shasta College as a business instructor seventeen years ago. She delivered courses in business management, marketing, entrepreneurship, leadership and other business-related topics. Ms. Jimenez played an integral role in delivering customer service modules to many community partners during her instructional years. For the past nine years, Ms. Jimenez has served as an administrator which allows her to utilize her twenty years of private-industry management experience.

 

Currently, Ms. Jimenez serves as a member of the Redding Rotary, United Way Board, and Dignity Health North State Advisory Board. Additionally, Ms. Jimenez is President-elect of the California Community College Association for Occupational Education, an 800 member organization affiliated with our system.  Her most accomplished work at Shasta College has been as founder of the STEP-UP program.  STEP-UP is a restorative justice program which started in 2012.  Since then, the program has served hundreds of students and it has received numerous awards and recognitions across the state. 

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Prior to Shasta College, Ms. Jimenez worked for a financial institution in Sacramento, California where she managed over 180 employees. Ms. Jimenez has earned her master’s degree in business administration, which coupled with over twenty years of experience in professional, organized, and customer-oriented environments is a testament to her drive and passion for the promotion of economic growth through high quality education and services that focus on workforce improvement.

 

On the weekends Eva enjoys hiking and spending time with friends and family. Eva is a wife and is a proud mother of two beautiful ladies. Her most accomplished personal success story has been beating breast cancer in 2018! 


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