MSBBCS Announces New Trustees

MSBBCS Announces New Trustees

Maple Springs Baptist Bible College and Seminary announces the election of four new members to the Board of Trustees. These four new board members, MSBBCS President Dr. Marquez Ball noted, are part of a strategic move for the future of the school. The fact that each new board members have expertise needed is a bonus , he said.

“It is a strategic move to appoint board members who bring a range of experience and skillsets is vital for our future.”

The Board of Trustees welcomes:

Tamara Davis-Brown, Esq. an attorney, specializing in wireless telecommunications, and
practices before the Federal Communications Commission. She is Co-Founder and CEO of Last
Mile Broadband of Maryland, LLC, an Internet service provider that provides high-speed
broadband service to rural and underserved areas in the DELMARVA region and nationwide.

Dr. Keith Byrd preacher, teacher, leader, mentor, community activist and Pastor of Zion Baptist Church. Over twenty years of experience in full-time ministry and Pastoral care. A passion for teaching the word of God to God’s people.
Teaches weekly at Zion and annually at several Baptist conventions and congresses. Committed to equipping
Pastors and Church leaders with the skills and resources they need to succeed in their ministry work.
Facilitates conflict resolution between Pastors and Congregations.

Kendrick Curry, Ph.D. advances the cause of Jesus Christ within the church and community. During his 14-year tenure as the Senior Pastor of The Pennsylvania Avenue Baptist Church, the congregation has spiritually transformed and developed a Kingdom-focused ministry that continues to thrive and be renewed. Additionally, he also worked in the non-profit sector for the United Negro College Fund Special Programs Corporation directing the prestigious NASA/Harriett G. Jenkins Predoctoral Fellowship Program. In academia, Pastor Curry was the Associate Research Director and an adjunct faculty member at West Virginia State University. As a small business owner, he leads teams and managed projects in chemical, materials and environmental engineering and in the development of educational programming for youth and adults.

Emerick Peace is the franchise owner of the largest 100% African American owned real estate office in the state of Maryland. Emerick is the President of the Prince Georges County Chapter of National Association of Real Estate Brokers. He has served on the Board of Directors and Vice President of the 5,000 member, Prince George’s County Association of Realtors. Currently, he is a member of the Board of Directors for Housing Options Planning Enterprise, Inc. (HOPE) a local 501(c) (3) HUD approved housing counseling agency.