Ms. Malin was born and raised in New Mexico. She currently lives in Aurora, Colorado with her husband and daughter. Her expertise spans 14 years of teaching with 9 years specifically at AXL. Ms. Malin has taught math, science, social studies, sewing, cross stitch, knitting, photography, coached soccer and basketball and served as athletic director. Ms. Malin says, "I want to bring teacher voice and perspective to the board, and continue supporting the whole scholar, not just the academic part of the scholar."