Ermine and her pastor husband, Charles, have been married for 22 years. They have three daughters. Ermine has a Ph.D. in psychology, She is a registered psychologist and currently works at York University, Toronto. She also has a small private practice. A major part of her ministry is to listen to people share their struggles and help them sort out their options. She currently serves as Chair to the Toronto District School System. Ermine's interests include cooking, traveling and Pathfindering. She presents workshops and seminars on matters pertaining to Family Life, Women's Ministries and Children's Ministries.