SAB was founded by friends as a fraternal effort. SAB was intended to be a friendly, social, and inspiring environment where students could come together with a passion for aviation.

We, college students, are building an airplane. How cool is that? Mistakes will be made, obstacles will be circumvented, but we are all learning together.
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SAB welcomes novice. SAB is structured so that everyone is qualified. All that SAB asks is that a person come into the organization ready to work, learn, and have fun. SAB was created so that students would have a chance to take on a hands-on project. What could be more hands-on than constructing an airplane?

Charlie Rovin

President

rovin2@illinois.edu

Charlie Rovin is the President of SAB. Currently in his fourth year of studying Aerospace Engineering, Charlie is responsible for overseeing the club and helping each subteam run smoothly. Outside of Aerospace, he also is pursuing a minor in “International Engineering–Germanic Studies”. During his free time, Charlie likes to travel, fence, and cook.

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Stacy Sevriukova

Vice President of Operations

asevri2@illinois.edu

Stacy is the Vice President of Operations for SAB. She oversees the Educational Outreach Team, Website Team, Secretary, and Treasurer. Using the experience she gained through her role as a secretary from last year, she will do her best to serve SAB and help the subteams succeed. She is currently a sophomore pursuing a major in Aerospace Engineering and a minor in Bioengineering. When she has free time, Stacy enjoys drawing, photography and traveling.

Douglas Grasty

Technical Vice President,
Composites Team Lead

dgrasty2@illinois.edu

Douglas is the Technical Vice President and Composites Team Lead for SAB. He joined the Composites Team in 2016 to learn about composite materials and to embrace the challenge of creating an aircraft with them. As Tech VP, Douglas is responsible for interacting with the different teams as well as the AE department to ensure business runs smoothly. As Lead for the Composites Team, Douglas manages the team’s goals and resources while ensuring that progress gets made. Douglas is currently a Junior of Aerospace Engineering minoring in Astronomy. On the rare occasions he finds himself outside of Talbot Lab’s basement, Douglas enjoys golfing, reading/collecting classic literature, and playing Kerbal Space Program.

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Josh Reeder

Build Manager for the Zenith and Sonex project

jwr3@illinois.edu

Josh Reeder is the Build Manager for the Zenith and Sonex projects. As Build Manager, Josh is responsible for the training of new builders and overseeing build sessions. He is a senior studying aerospace engineering and initially became involved in the club as a builder in 2016. In his free time he likes to stay active at the gym to make up for the amount of movies and tv he watches.

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Kyle Nixon

Design Team Lead

kpnixon2@illinois.edu

Kyle Nixon is currently a junior in aerospace engineering and minoring in computer science. He was previously a member of the Design Team working on the structural aspects of the design. In his spare time, he usually play music (drums/guitar), hangout with friends, or play Dota 2 or Overwatch.

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Julia Yoon

Website Lead

chaewon2@illinois.edu

Julia Yoon is the website lead of SAB. She is responsible for managing the club website. She is a sophomore in aerospace engineering and minoring in astronomy. During her free time, she plays League of Legends with her friends.