Our Team

Full-Time Staff

Janelle Gayac (she/they/siya)

Admissions & Engagement Coordinator

janelle.gayac@csueastbay.edu | (510) 885-2920

Education: UCLA - B.A. Asian American Studies, SJSU - M.A. Higher Education Leadership (in progress)

Cultural Identity: Pinay/Pinxy, second-generation Fil-Am, first-generation graduate student, baydestrian

PIAA Program Ambassadors

Monica Yueng Feng (she/her/ella)

Major: Business Administration - Marketing

Cultural Identity: Chinese & Honduran

Language(s) Spoken: English & Spanish

Hobbies: Listening to music, watching movies, drinking coffee, and practicing Self-care.

What do you enjoy about the PIAA Program?: I enjoy being part of a community, the PIAA program creates a inclusive environment through its events allowing me to engage with a wider community. It not only supports my academic success but also provides a platform for personal growth, friendships, and the development of lifelong skills. 


Annabelle Vang (she/her)

Major: Illustration

Cultural Identity: Hmong

Language(s) Spoken: English

Hobbies: Video games, horror movies, iced coffee, writing, makeup


Jared Mendoza (he/him)

Major: Business Administration - General Management

Cultural Identity: Filipino

Language(s) Spoken: English

Hobbies: Kpop, Valorant, NBA

What do you enjoy about the PIAA Program?: PIAA gave me the opportunity to meet more people within the East Bay community. They really helped me get out of my comfort zone and encouraged me to put myself out there