SVA Executive Board

SVA Member Profiles

Although there are many more members of SVA, below are some that have specifically made themselves available in case their backgrounds and experiences align with prospective members are looking for. A biography is attached so you can see what various veterans at MIT are involved in as well as contact information in case you would like to connect. We are all here to help!

SVA Executive Board


Reilly Nuckel

Reilly is a master’s candidate in the Institute’s Real Estate Development program and United States Air Force Captain, where he is a Logistics Readiness Officer and Air Advisor. Aside from the good stuff, if he’s not lacing up his hiking boots you’ll find him trying to find the best lobster roll in town.

In addition to those seeking to coordinate with SVA, John invites anyone seeking advice on navigating GI bill, VA benefits, and military-civilian transition to reach out to him at

Chief of Finance

Jill Rahon

Jill Rahon is a graduate student in Course 22 (Nuclear Science and Engineering) and a Major in the United States Army. She is a CH-47 helicopter pilot and taught physics at West Point before returning to MIT to finish her PhD. She enjoys renovating houses with her husband and attempting to teach her 2 year old twin daughters how to Irish stepdance.

In addition to those seeking to coordinate with SVA, Jill invites anyone seeking advice on military-civilian transitions and military-civil resume translation to reach out to her at