Karen Nielsen and David Nielsen are pleased to announce the engagement of their youngest daughter Tara Nielsen to Jordan McKee, son of Susan and Greg Rowley and David McKee.Tara studied Fashion Design at FIDM in Los Angeles and Fashion Marketing through the Art Institute programs in Portland and Phoenix. She has been employed with Paradise Valley Country Club the last two years. Jordan graduated with his Bachelors from San Diego State University with a full ride soccer scholarship, and is progressing towards his Masters in Counseling and Psychology from Yavapai College in Prescott, AZ. He is currently interning as a Bereavement Counselor for Hospice of the Valley. The couple met through mutual friends and got engaged on Christmas. They will marry riverside in Bellingham on August 15, 2009 at the Bride's family estate.