Tim Bindas, of Hampstead, and Regina Bindas, of Baltimore, announce the engagement of their daughter, Amber Bindas, of Fairfax, Va., to Steffen Gates, of Fairfax, son of Harry "H.I." and Ortrun Gates, of Shippensburg, Pa.
The bride-to-be is a 2004 graduate of North Carroll High School and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in primary education from Frostburg State University in 2010. She is employed by Fairfax County Public Schools.
The groom-to-be is a 2002 graduate of Learning Community in Frederick and received a master's degree in computer science in 2010 from Frostburg State University. He is employed by Communications Training Analysis Corporation in Fairfax.
A June wedding is planned.