Jannelle Carty is a civil engineer in Oakland, California. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Structural Engineering from University of California of San Diego. This background along with industry experience leading and delivering multiple construction projects has provided her with valuable skill sets in project management. She is a Peruvian-American who is passionate about utilizing her upbringing and knowledge to support PEERS in eliminating stigmas surrounding mental health. She is an adamant supporter of community resources that strive to help those affected by mental health. Jannelle believes that everyone deserves equal access to the care they need and looks forward to serving on the Board  of PEERS.