Caitlin Henning and Chris Smarte

Hon. John Henning and Dr. Mary Boyd announce the engagement of their daughter, Caitlin, to Chris Smarte, son of Doug and Lynn Smarte of Arlington, Va.

The bride-elect is a 2004 graduate of Elkins High School and a 2008 graduate of James Madison University, where she earned a bachelor of business administration, and a 2010 graduate of West Virginia University, where she earned a master of business administration and a master of finance. She is employed at the Nature Conservancy as a finance and operations manager.

Her fiance is a 2004 graduate of Yorktown High School in Arlington, Va., a 2008 graduate of James Madison University where he earned a bachelor of business administration, and a 2015 graduate of George Mason University where he earned a master of business administration. He is employed at Co-construct as the human resources manager.

The couple reside in Charlottesville, Va.

The wedding is planned for May 7 in Crozet, Va.