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David M. Malkin MSW, LCSW - President (Trustee Area 4)

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David Malkin was re-elected in November 2020 and was sworn in on Friday, December 11, 2020 by Superintendent Dr. Julie Mitchell.


Term is until December 2024.


Professional and Personal Experience and Recognitions:

  • Expert Consultant for Department of Justice
  • Risk Manager, Performance Improvement, California Department of Mental Health
  • Office of Program Review, Department of State Hospitals
  • Standards Compliance Coordinator, Department of Mental Health
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
  • RUSD Personnel Commissioner & Past VP Personnel Commission Association of Southern California (PCASC)
  • Kiwanian of the Year 2010 & 2015
  • Distinguished Service Awards:  Kiwanis Club & Rowland Heights Community Coordinating Council
  • President’s Award:  San Gabriel Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • Numerous recognitions: State Assembly, Congress, LA County Board of Supervisors, Kiwanis
  • Married 40+ years to a retired teacher of 32 years; father of one child – son who graduated from Rowland High School in 1996, now Anesthesiologist at Loma Linda Medical Center


Community Involvement and Current or Former Board Member:

  • Hillside Open Space Education Coalition (HOSEC)
  • San Gabriel Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • Hacienda Heights Kiwanis Club & Past President
  • Senior Pathfinders
  • Rowland Heights Community Coordinating Council (RHCCC)
  • Honorary Consultant “Sung Tien Collaboration”  (STC Foundation)
  • Member, Citizen Advisory Committee, CAC, Walnut Diamond Bar Sheriff Station
  • Member, Industry Manufacturing Council (IMC)
  • Started local chapter of “Shoes That Fit”
  • Volunteer for numerous non-profits


Committed To:

  • Making Rowland schools the “Schools of Choice”
  • Equal access to quality education and resources no matter where one lives in the District
  • Providing educational services that allow students to fulfill their dreams and career paths
  • Enhanced availability of services from Family Resource Center
  • Efficient Citizen’s Bond Oversight Committee (CBOC)


  • California School Personnel Commission Merit Academy
  • Diplomat in Social Work
  • LCSW – Licensed Clinical Social Worker – Private Practice License
  • Life Time Community College Counselor Credential; Instructor: Public Service & Administration
  • MSW - UCLA – School of Social Work/Public Policy
  • BS - California State University, Northridge – Recreational Therapy
  • AA Santa Monica City College
To contact David Malkin:
Call (626)854-8304