Councilman Fahoury began his second term as Third Ward Councilman on January 1, 2019. Councilman Fahoruy was born and raised in Roselle Park along with his two brothers, Eddie and Zachary. His mother, Barbara Nutt-Fahoury, is a public school teacher and third generation Roselle Park resident and his father, Ed Fahoury, is an insurance inspector and has been an active volunteer in the community.
During his junior year of high school, Councilman Fahoury enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and enrolled into the early enlistment program. Upon graduating High School he left for Parris Island, South Carolina to complete boot camp. Later, he went to the School of Infantry at Camp Geiger, North Carolina where he trained to become an Infantry Rifleman and was then assigned to 3rd Battalion 6th Marine Regiment, Kilo Company, based out of Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. With his unit, he was deployed to Afghanistan, the Philippines, and Japan where he was a team leader who trained and worked with our allies in the Pacific and helped strengthen Afghan forces in the fight against the Taliban.
Throughout the Councilman’s four-year Marine Corps career, he was awarded seven medals and accommodations for excellent performance. He was also a 3-time rifle expert, 1-time pistol sharpshooter, and a combat marksmanship coach. He honorably ended his Marine Corps career as a Corporal in 2014 to pursue higher education. He is currently a part of the Marine Corps Inactive Reserve. He is an avid reader of history and enjoys discussions regarding the Civil War era, WWII, and American and International leaders in general.
Councilman Fahoury serves as a member of the Public Services and Administration Committee as liaison to Human Resources. His current term of office commenced January 1, 2020 and ends December 31, 2022.