Bert and Cindy Svendsen of Steamboat Springs are proud to announce the engagement of their son, Erik John Svendsen, to Nicole Amber Long, daughter of Sylvia Long of Sherman Oaks, Calif.
The bride-to-be attended Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks and graduated from Loyola Marymount in 1998 with a degree in education. She received a master's in education at Warren Lane School in Inglewood, Calif.
Svendsen is a 1998 graduate of Steamboat Springs High School. He attended the U.S. Air Force Academy and graduated with a management degree in 2002. He is currently serving as First Lieutenant at the Los Angeles Air Force Base,working with GPS satellites.
The couple will be married July 2, 2005, in El Segundo, Calif.