Jane E. Fischer and Thomas H. Carpenter Jr

Jane E. Fischer and Thomas H. Carpenter Jr., together with their families, announce their engagement.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Rich and Nancy Fischer of Lakewood. She received her bachelor’s degree from Ithaca College, a master’s degree in health arts and sciences from Goddard College, and a graduate certificate in creativity and change leadership from Buffalo State College. She is currently employed as the director of SBI Health Education at the University at Buffalo, and is the owner of Improv Connections facilitation and training services.

The prospective groom is the son of the late Dr. Thomas H. and Emily G. Carpenter. A graduate of SUNY Fredonia with a bachelor’s degree in political science, he is a regional director of Intergovernmental and Community Affairs in the office of New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli.

The couple is planning a July 2014 wedding.