Joel retired From Ben E. Keith Managemt Trust in 2012 as a member of the MIS department. He has been married to his wife, Carol-Lynn, since 1967, and joined St Martin-in-the-Fields in 1991. He has been a member on the vestry there, serving a total of 11 years. He has been an elected delegate to the diocesan conventions both before and after the re-formation of the diocese in March 1999. He is currently serving the diocese as a member of the Standing Committee.