James and Nancy Rife of Elburn announce the engagement of their daughter, Allison Ann Rife, to Mark Michael Chite, son of Anthony and Deborah Chite of Olney, Md.
The bride-to-be is a 2001 graduate of Central High School in Burlington and the University of Maryland. She is employed by the Loudoun County Fire & Rescue Department as a firefighter and emergency medical technician.
The future groom is a 1999 graduate of Sherwood High School in Sandy Spring, Md., and the University of Maryland. He is employed by the Hyattsville City Police Department as a police officer.
The wedding ceremony will be May 7, 2011, in Elgin, Ill.