Kaitlin Feeney and Reed Passafaro

Kaitlin Elizabeth Feeney and Reed Anthony Passafaro, along with their families, announce their engagement.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Feeney of Dorchester, Mass. She is a graduate of Boston Latin School, Boston College and recently earned a master’s in public administration from Suffolk University. She serves as deputy director of state relations for the city of Boston.

The prospective groom is the son of Jeffrey G. Passafaro and the late Virginia Reed Passafaro of Fredonia. He is a graduate of Fredonia High School, St. John Fisher College, and recently completed a master’s in business administration from Northeastern University. He was the director of speechwriting for former Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino and currently serves as maritime policy manager at the Massachusetts Port Authority.

A fall 2014 wedding in Boston is planned.