Ms. Eva Jimenez
Assistant Superintendent/Vice President of Economic & Workforce Development / Executive Director of The Shasta College Foundation
Eva Jimenez serves as the Assistant Superintendent/Vice President of Economic and Workforce Development and the Executive Director of the Shasta College Foundation. Ms. Jimenez manages a number of 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 eighteen years ago. She delivered courses in business management, marketing, entrepreneurship, leadership and other business-related topics. For the past ten years, Ms. Jimenez has served as an administrator at Shasta College leveraging her twenty years of private-industry management experience to help the college forge new business partnerships and serve its community.
Currently, Ms. Jimenez serves as a member of the Redding Rotary, United Way Board, and is Chair of the Dignity Health North State Advisory Board. Additionally, Ms. Jimenez is President 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 has received numerous awards and recognitions across the state. Most recently Ms. Jimenez represented Shasta College in the creation of SHIELD, a partnership of Public Safety agencies.
On the weekends Ms. Jimenez enjoys hiking and spending time with friends and family. Ms. Jimenez 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!