​​​​​​​​Studen​t Clubs Add Life to EVC​

With more than 12 clubs, student life at EVC has something for everyone! Below is a list of clubs. Check them out and get involved!
    • Art & Design
    • Author's Guild
    • Cochitlehual-Li 
    • Desi Club
    • English Majors Language Lovers Club (EMLLC)
    • Enlace Student Association (ESA)
    • EVC Pre-Meds
    • Evergreen Nursing Student Association (ENSA)
    • Evergreen Student Business Association (ESBA)
    • Getting Loud and Excited with Evergreen Club (GLEE Club)
    • Honors Club
    • Journalism
    • Latina Leadership Network (LNN)
    • Pacific Islander Club (PIC)
    • Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)​
    • Vietnamese Student Association (VSA)

Evergreen Student Business Association (ESBA)

Who Are We

The Evergreen Student Business Association, ESBA, is a student run organization at Evergreen Valley College in San Jose, California. ESBA provide students with professional development workshops, events, company tours, strategic networking, and strong built relationships among students. ​

Our History

​Cintia Van Sambeek started with the idea of the Evergreen Student Business Association (ESBA) in fall 2013, and thank to the help and hard work of Alejandro Lopez, Margarita Jimenez, Amairani Jimenez, Vanessa Sanchez, Sanah Virani, Joe Nevarez and Mario Martinez in February 6, 2013, we received our charter for the first Business Club at Evergreen Valley College.

Our Purpose

The purpose of the Evergreen Student Business Association is to help students succeed and encourage their choice of a business major. We visit companies in the Bay Area, networking in and outside of the college, gaining experience and participating in the community with a deep social commitment.

Our Mission

Our mission is to help students succeed in college while gaining work experience to prepare them for the next level of opportunities.

Our Vision

Our vision is to provide opportunity to new and existing students at EVC. We provide the resources and experience for students to go future in their education and future career. ​

Executive Board​

​President: Cintia Van Sambeek
My name is Cintia Van Sambeek and I am studying Business Administration at EVC with the intent of transferring to SJSU in the near future. My main goal in founding the business club is that students have the opportunity to gain knowledge of local businesses and work experiences that will help them to further their careers.

Vice President: Sanah Virani
My name is Sanah Virani. I am a transfer student from Texas, and I want to major in Business and Automotive Technology. I will hopefully transfer to San Jose State University in the near future. My goal with ESBA is to have students of all ages find their true passions in school and the right paths to successful careers!

Secretary: Margarita Jimenez
My name is Margarita Jimenez, and I am majoring in Business Administration. This is my second to last semester at Evergreen Valley College, and I will graduate in spring 2014. I plan on transferring to San Jose State or UC Santa Cruz by fall 2015. It has been an honor to be Secretary of the Business Club for over two semesters now. At ESBA, I have worked with wonderful, hard working people that have the same vision that I do, which is to become a successful person and to gain more leadership experiences. 

Treasurer: Amairani Jimenez
My name is Amairani Jimenez. I am the Treasurer at ESBA, and I am majoring in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing. This is my second to last semester at Evergreen Valley College, and I plan to transfer to UC Santa Cruz or San Jose State. There, I will finish my bachelor's degree and further my studies by applying to grad school.

Public Relations: Vanessa
My name is Vanessa Sanchez. I am a Business major with an emphasis in Accounting at Evergreen Valley College. I plan to transfer to Santa Clara University to eventually get admitted into the Business School of Levy. I have been with ESBA for 3 semesters, and I am currently the Publicist for the club. Being a part of ESBA has taught me the importance of advancing my communication skills through face-to-face interaction with my peers and professionals.

​Webmaster :Joe Nevarez
My name is Joe Nevarez. I am a sophomore majoring in communications studies. I plan on transferring to San Diego State in fall 2015. I started helping ESBA last semester, and my interest in the club grew; I am now the Webmaster for ESBA with the intent of gaining more leadership experience. I am more than happy to be a part of this club and the amazing people who are in it.

"If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door."
-Milton Berle​

​​Join ESBA!​

ESBA is an ideal way to enhance your resume. Become a member today! Some benefits:


  • Gain practical experience in the field you want to work in
  • Improve your job opportunities
  • Develop teamwork and interpersonal skills


  • Gain work experience and transferable skills
  • Earn money
  • Experience a prospective career path


  • Gain more life satisfaction and decrease stress levels
  • Become an active and positive contributor to society


  • Enhance marketability to employers
  • Increase requests for interviews ​

Stay Connected

President: Cintia Van Sambeek,  Cell: (408)515-6154

​Vice President: Sanah Virani, Cell: (408)779-6775

Treasurer: Amairani Jimenez, Cell: (408)724-3791

Secretary: Margarita Jimenez, Cell: (408)599-6330

​Webmaster: Joe Nevarez, Cell: (408)627-2719​​

​​​Contact Info:

G2-103 or phone us at (408) 274-7900 ext. 6694

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