Joseph McFadden

Mayor & Town Council
Title: Councilmember
McFadden 2021

Joseph McFadden earned his bachelor’s degree in English with a concentration in Non-Fiction Writing and Editing from George Mason University in 2007. He currently works as an IT Specialist with the Federal Government and is the co-owner and CEO of BattleGrounds Fitness, located in what was once the Schewels furniture building on Jackson St. He served in the United States Marine Corps Reserve as a Combat Engineer and did one tour of duty in Ramadi, Iraq in 2005 with the 5th Civil Affairs Group. Before being elected to Town Council, he served as the Vice Chairman of the Front Royal Town Planning Commission.

Joe lived in Front Royal while attending Christendom College from 1999-2002. Two of Joe’s siblings  moved to Front Royal in 2000 and 2007 respectively. In 2013, after spending much time in Front Royal visiting family, Joe and his family decided to move here from Triangle, VA. His parents moved the same year.

After meeting at Christendom College, Joe and his wife were married in 2004. Sara works for the US Marshals Service. They live on Virginia Avenue with Joe’s father Tom and their six children, Fiona, Brodie, Isobel, Caitriona, Ronan and Collin along with their numerous pets.

Joe is a Sergeant in the Virginia Army National Guard, where he serves out of the Winchester Armory. He is a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 7771  and is a parishioner of St. John the Baptist Church in Front Royal.

Term ends 12/31/24 (elected 11/20)


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