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Civil engineer

Joel Preston Smith, American civil engineer. Deacon, Second Baptist Church, Memphis, since 1988. Member Certified Commercial Investment Member (candidate member), Memphis Board Realtors, National Fellowship of Baptist Men.

Background

Smith, Joel Preston was born on June 5, 1958 in Ripley, Mississippi, United States. Son of Don Preston and Joan (Graves) Smith.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, Mississippi State University, 1981.

Career

Structural engineer, The Pickering Firm, Memphis, 1981-1983;president, VCM Inc., Memphis, since 1983.

Religion

Through Covenant each individual accepts the relationship with God. It is not about acquiring a relationship with God, but living within the loving relationship that God has already offered.

Politics

Churches should continually prioritize and monitor the progress in adequately representing the increasing racial and ethnic diversity of communities in local congregations and entities.

Views

People are called to love God not only with their hearts, but also with their minds. All things should be considered through the light of reason. In order to do that, it is necessary to become aware of different points of view and be able to develop critical thinking in relation to any political or social problem.

Membership

Deacon, Second Baptist Church, Memphis, since 1988. Member Certified Commercial Investment Member (candidate member), Memphis Board Realtors, National Fellowship of Baptist Men.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: skiing, boating, baseball cards.

Connections

Married Mary Craig Moorehead, April 28, 1984.

father:
Don Preston Smith

mother:
Joan (Graves) Smith

spouse:
Mary Craig Moorehead