Patricia Fahy

Member of the New York State Assembly
Class of 1979
Patricia Fahy serves as a member of the New York State Assembly with a long list of committees and service that focus on education. As a first-generation American and the first in her family to graduate from college, she is an outspoken advocate of increased college access and affordability, which led to her receiving the 2014 New York State School Board Association’s Freshman Legislator of the Year award. She also advocates for children as a member of the board of directors for the Boys and Girls Club of Albany, is a founding member of Albany PASS (People Advocating Small Schools), and a long-time mentor to at-risk and refugee children. In addition, Fahy has served as a consultant on education and workforce training issues for the Big Brothers Big Sisters.