Charmaine Williams Schmermund is the Assistant Director for Public Relations at Southern Miss Gulf Coast. She is a 2006 graduate of the School of Mass Communication and Journalism at Southern Miss and joined the Southern Miss Gulf Coast team in March 2007. Charmaine completed her Master of Science degree in Public Relations at Southern Miss in 2010.
A Coast native, Charmaine is responsible for public relations, news writing, photography and administrative support for the Office of University Communications at Southern Miss Gulf Coast. She has received both state and regional awards for photography and news writing, as well as numerous awards shared with the University Communications team.
Since 2007, Charmaine has served on the board for the Mississippi Beach Chapter of the Public Relations Association of Mississippi (PRAM). In 2012, she served as chapter president and, the following year, she began serving on PRAM’s state board of directors.
Charmaine resides in Gulfport with her husband and son.
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