Charmaine was born and bred in Cradock, where she matriculated at Cradock High School. She started working at the practice in 1980, when it was then known as Drs Schoeman, Van der Merwe, Scholtz & Robinson. She has been serving the community of Cradock for over 40 years,and is well-known and loved by all. Her passion for serving and helping people is a true reflection of the practice’s motto: “…because we care…”

Charmaine is married to Mauritz and they have two adult children, Janine and Mauritz, and she is the proud grandmother of Maurtiz Hein, son of Mauritz and daughter-in-law Nicole.  Her hobbies include knitting and gardening.  One of her greatest joys is to serve others through her Christian values.