Bethanny Smith-Packard and Matthew Christy are engaged to be married.
Miss Smith-Packard is the daughter of Debra Smith and Jeff Packard of Phoenix, N.Y.
She is a 2007 graduate of Clarkson University, Potsdam, N.Y., and a 2009 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health with a master's degree in genetic counseling.
She is a genetic counselor for Geisinger Health System, Danville.
Mr. Christy is the son of Nancy and Gregory Christy of Altoona.
He is a 1994 graduate of Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School, Altoona; a 1998 graduate of the University of Scranton; and a 2008 graduate of Carnegie Mellon University's Heinz School of Public Policy, Pittsburgh, with a master's degree in public management.
He is a risk analyst with the Department of Labor & Industry, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg.
A July 6 wedding is being planned in Seneca Falls, N.Y.