Eva Valdivia Jimenez was born in Mexico. At the age of six she immigrated to Dunsmuir, California. She attended College of the Siskiyous, in Weed, California, then transferred to Sacramento State University where she ultimately earned her MBA in Business Administration. Eva began her journey at Shasta College as a business instructor in 2002. For the past decade she has served as an administrator, forging programs and partnerships in business-related areas. Eva serves on several community boards, and joined the Foundation Board in 2021. She beat breast cancer in 2018, loves to hike, and is married to Kris Koeberer. They have five young adult children together.