WASHINGTON, DC – President Obama announced his intent to appoint a number of people to positions in his administration. They include John Farahi, a Cal State East Bay alumnus.
John Farahi, Appointee for Member, United States Holocaust Memorial Council
John Farahi is CEO and Co-Chairman of the Board of Monarch Casino & Resort, Inc., a position he has held since 1993. He is also a partner in the Farahi Investment Company. He is a member of the AIPAC National Council and is the founder of the Farahi Jewish Day School in Reno, Nevada. Mr. Farahi has served on the Nevada Commission on Tourism, the Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority, the V&T Railroad Development Committee, and as a Trustee on the Washoe County Airport Authority. Mr. Farahi received a B.A. in Political Science from the California State University, East Bay.