Meet our team

All our Marriage Officers share the value of creating wonderful, personal, professional weddings ceremonies. You're in awesome hands with any one of them.

Christa Lizamore


As a vibrant young woman, I love to share in and add value, to the happiest day in people’s lives – your wedding day. At my best, I strive to make the ceremony, YOUR ceremony, one of personal meaning and beautiful memories. Always ensuring that everything from the registration to the legalities and ceremony are taken care of, so that you can focus on YOUR special day. I would be honoured to be a part of your wedding day and meet with you, to discuss the finer details of your special day.

ensuring that this day, is everything you and your fiancé, have ever dreamed of.

English, Afrikaans, religious, non-religious, any gender and culture

From the beginning she made us feel very comfortable and shared happy thoughts and stories with us. She is down to earth and very easy to work with, I would recommend her to anyone.

Arno and Marique van Staden

Muldersdrift, Johannesburg

Graeme Reid

Gauteng and Eastern Cape

Graeme is a natural outgoing and gregarious person. He spent many years in corporate life but has now spent as many running his own businesses in which his mantra has always been about the personal growth of those around him.

He maintains that one day he will have to mature and “grow up” but in the interim he will continue to pursue his passion for business, (older) motorcycles and cars. He is an experienced speaker and presenter that always looks to add value to the event.

What a great choice we made to have Graeme as our wedding officer. He delivered a relaxed, personal and completely tailor-made experience to our day. From the start there was enthusiasm and genuine involvement as if it was his own wedding!! With advice and encouragement along the way. Thank you Graeme for making the ceremony, the most important part of the day, absolutely magical.

Jill Wakeford

Port Elizabeth

Simone de Villiers


I love people, I love service and I always go the extra mile to ensure your wedding is everything and more you have dreamed of.

I have been told I have a bubbly personality. That, tied with humour and professionalism, adds value to any wedding ceremony.

We loved her passion and friendly nature and putting our nerves at ease standing with her. We received so many compliments on what an amazing ceremony it was and that is all because of Simone! Guests thought she was fantastic and the way she delivered her message of Love on the day. Her passion could be felt!

Thank you so much for such excellent service and taking care of us on our special day.

Tamryn Ross


Tracey Bosch


I am an Omnist (I recognise and respect all religions). My religion is LOVE, which I believe everything should be based on and what all religions ultimately teach. 

By trade, I am a Skills Development Facilitator and teach others how to empower themselves by firstly, how to have a relationship with oneself. We teach others how to treat us by how we treat ourselves. 

I believe very strongly in that the ripple effect of our thoughts, intentions and actions which create our footprints in this world. By serving this belief with integrity, the highest order of truth, we live our religions with full awareness. This is the reason for becoming a marriage officer. My passion of being the person to unite two people on this sacred level and share in the excitement of commitment, kindness and love is my joy.

Tracey is just a breath of fresh air and made our day super special! The way that she believes in love is just astonishing! Would not change anything if we had a redo!

Thanks so much for everything…again

Chantelle & Anthony Usmar


Lara Thomas

Western Cape

Writer, marriage officer, photographer and attorney, Lara was born in Nelspruit, grew up in Johannesburg and now lives in Cape Town. A music-loving falafel-eating podcast-binging sea-swimming mountain-hiking kind-of-person, Lara crafts unique wedding ceremonies, drawing on the library of quotes she has collected since she was a young girl. 1

A few of her favourites? The Invitation (Oriah Mountain Dreamer); The Velveteen Rabbit (Margery Williams Bianco); Ask Me (William Stafford); The Secret (Denise Levertov); and anything by Cheryl Strayed or Elizabeth Gilbert. Lara weaves these words, along with her own, into heart-felt ceremonies that celebrate each couple’s love, connection and story.

Ryan Hogarth

Gauteng and countrywide

Ryan has been a Marriage Officer since 2000 and after 1500 weddings still loves being part of a couples wedding journey.

Every wedding is special, every couple are unique and every wedding ceremony he delivers reflects this. 

He is (probably) South Africa’s most recommended Marriage Officer.

James Beukes


As a Marriage Officer, my role is a critical one in facilitating two individuals starting their journey together as a married couple.
My services are dedicated to creating a special and memorable experience for couples on their wedding day.

I bring an air of professionalism, warmth and gravitas to the wedding ceremony. My services typically involve presiding over the wedding ceremony, which includes solemnizing the marriage, offering words of wisdom and overseeing the signing of the marriage register.

Getting married is a deeply personal experience and as such, I
strive to create tailored and personalized experiences for each couple I work with. This includes getting to know the couple, understanding their needs as well as creating a ceremony that reflects their values and beliefs.

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