Zena and Terry Fuller of Rydal, together with A. Harold Datz of Cherry Hill, N.J., and Myrna and David Ginsberg of Villanova, announce the engagement of their children, Elissa Joy Fuller and Jeffrey Brent Datz.
Elissa graduated from American University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in music and also earned a Juris Doctor degree from Rutgers University School of Law–Camden. She began her career in the legislative office of then Sen. Joseph R. Biden Jr. Elissa specializes in litigation and public advocacy, and recently served as a director for the Obama-Biden presidential campaign in Pennsylvania.
Jeffrey is a graduate of the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and earned a Juris Doctor degree from the Temple University Beasley School of Law. He served as an assistant district attorney in Philadelphia, and is an attorney at Weitz Garfinkle Datz, LLC, in Philadelphia.
Sharing in the couple's happiness are Elissa's brother, Benjamin Fuller, and Jeffrey's siblings, Jonathan and Caryn Datz, and Jenna Lerner.
Elissa is the granddaughter of Alexander Polakoff and the late Mae Polakoff, and the late Jay and Adele Fuller. Jeffrey is the grandson of the late George and Ida Datz, and Lillian and Bertram Shore.
The couple is planning a wedding in November on the same weekend as the wedding anniversary of Elissa's parents.