David Malcolm Scholarship
About David Malcolm
David Malcolm is a San Diego businessman and philanthropist, well-known for his extensive public and community service. During Mr. Malcolm's tenure as Chula Vista City Councilmember, the City made the largest annexations in California history. He personally secured a $1 million donation from Conrad Hilton to construct the City's Olympic Training Center.
David Malcolm was also the first appointee to the California Judicial Performance Commission after its creation by a 1994 ballot measure, as well as a Chula Vista Redevelopment Commissioner and the longest-serving California Coastal Commissioner in history. He has served as a board member of numerous public and private entities, including San Diego Christian College, American Cancer Society, St. Vincent de Paul, and San Diego History Center.
Along with his wife Annie, Mr. Malcolm is a strong supporter of many charitable organizations, has been on the boards of several higher education institutions, and a long-time advocate for the homeless. Mr. Malcolm personally negotiated contributions of $16MM to San Diego Zoo Global and $15MM to San Diego State University, among other philanthropic activities.
He has volunteered for Meals on Wheels and been a little league baseball coach and AYSO soccer coach. In 2004, the Environmental Health Coalition awarded him their "Person of the Year" award.
David Malcolm currently serves as President of Cal West Apartments, Inc., and in his free time enjoys spending time with his beloved wife, children, and grandchildren.