William Fahoury is honored to begin his first term as Third Ward Councilman of Roselle Park in 2017
The Councilman 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 our 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, William went to the School of Infantry at Camp Geiger, North Carolina where he trained to become an Infantry Rifleman and 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 our 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. Will is currently a part of the Marine Corps Inactive Reserve. William graduated Union County College where he was placed on the President’s list for Academic Achievement and earned an Associates Degree in Science. In 2016 he was fortunate to be awarded a three-year scholarship at Seton Hall University. He is currently enrolled at Seton Hall with history as his major and political science as his minor. 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 welcomes the opportunity to listen to concerns and work with residents to find better solutions to make our town a better and safer place to live. Feel free to contact him below:
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