JCRW Immediate Past President Jan Esquivel

Jan Esquivel


Born and raised in Montana, Jan and her family moved to the Rogue Valley in 1979.  Over the course of the next few years, Jan owned and operated two businesses in the valley, was chosen as an Oregon State Delegate to the White House Conference on Small Business in 1986 and served on committees associated with this appointment for several years.


She was the Southern Oregon appointee for the Board of Small Business Development Centers for the State of Oregon.  Jan served one term as an elected member of the School Board for 549C School District.  She served for 15 years on the Board of Directors for the Medford Jazz Jubilee - the last six as the President of this extremely successful and nationally recognized event.


In December 2001 she married Sal Esquivel and together they have five children, eight grandchildren and one great granddaughter.  Four of the five children and their families live and work in the Rogue Valley.  Jan serves in her husband's Legislative office as his Chief of Staff during the Legislative Sessions and during the interim.


Jan became a licensed real estate broker in June 2002.  She presently serves on the Salvation Army Advisory Board.  She and Sal enjoy working on their 1906 Craftsman home in Medford, playing golf when time allows and spending time with their extended family.


1980-82...............549C  School Board Member
1986....................Oregon State Delegate to White House
                                  Conference on Small Business
1986-1990...........Small Business Advocacy Center Board
1986....................Delegate to Oregon Small Business Legislature
1980-1998...........Small Business Owner
1989-2004...........Medford Jazz Jubilee Board
1998-2004...........President Medford Jazz Jubilee Board
2003-present...... Salvation Army Advisory Board
2005-present..... .Chief of Staff for State Representative Sal Esquivel District 6 

To Contact Jan - email: jan@salesquivel.com






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