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Karen Jimenez

Congratulations to Senior Foundation Development Specialist Karen Jimenez for being named IVC's 2024 Classified Employee of the Year at the Employee Recognition Ceremony on May 6. 

Karen has been with IVC for more than fourteen years. She is a bright, hard-working professional who brings creativity and passion to everything she does. Her curiosity and engaging nature are vital assets to the foundation, college, and the organizations participates with. In addition to her work with the foundation, Karen has held many classified leadership positions, both locally and state-wide. She is one of four members of the California Community College Classified Professional Organization (4CS), which is working with the Institute for Evidence-BasedChange to support community colleges in our state with their Caring Campus efforts. 

Through her can-do attitude, Karen engages those around her and gets involved in activities and committees where she feels she can make a difference. She does not hesitate to propose ideas and advocates strongly in a professional manner for what she believes in. IVC has been impacted in many positive ways by Karen's commitment to serving our students, and the college.