Mark Malcolm is the president and founder of Disaster Management International (DMI).
Mr. Malcolm was appointed Coroner of Pulaski County in 1995 and was the only full-time county coroner in Arkansas until he left to found DMI. He served as the Chief Deputy Coroner for 8 years prior to being appointed Coroner. During his twenty years in law enforcement, Mr. Malcolm has been involved in over 40,000 death investigations. Mr. Malcolm holds Fellow status with the American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigation at the St. Louis University School of Medicine and is a board-certified death investigator. He has served as an instructor for the University of Arkansas Criminal Justice Institute and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Mr. Malcolm is certified as an instructor in death investigation, crime scene management, and evidence preservation by the Arkansas Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Training and serves as the primary death investigation instructor for the Little Rock Police Department Training Academy. He is qualified as an expert in death investigation in United States District Court and the Arkansas Circuit Courts. In June 2007, Mr. Malcolm was appointed to the FEMA National Advisory Council. The Council was created by the Congress of the United States to provide advice and guidance to FEMA Administration on all aspects of preparedness and emergency management. Also in 2007, Mr. Malcolm was named Director of Mass Fatality Planning and Response for the Arkansas Department of Health. Mr. Malcolm previously served on the National Institute of Justice Mass Fatality Review Panel, which published Mass Fatality Incident: A Guide to Human Forensic Identification in June 2005 and served as a member of the National Institute of Justice technical working group formed to develop national guidelines for death investigation. Mr. Malcolm's extensive fatality management experience includes both international and domestic large scale natural disasters, as well as, numerous commercial and private aircraft incidents. In March 2002, Mr. Malcolm appeared before the United States Senate Committee on Aging and provided testimony regarding the Arkansas law he authored that mandates reporting all nursing home deaths to the county coroner. He also advised committee members of the procedures used by his office to conduct those investigations.
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