[Grace Cathedral press release] The Rt. Rev. Marc Handley Andrus, bishop of California, and the Board of Trustees of Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, have announced that the Rev. Malcolm Clemens Young has accepted their nomination and call to become the 9th dean of Grace Cathedral.
Young is a Harvard-trained theologian who currently serves as the rector of Christ Church, Los Altos, California. During his time at Christ Church, Young founded the Ventana School, an Episcopal day school for students from pre-school to 5th grade.
Young is married to Heidi Ho, and they have two teenage children, Micah and Melia.
Young is expected to join Grace Cathedral on Aug. 1 and will succeed the Very Rev. Jane Shaw, 8th dean of Grace Cathedral, who became the dean for religious life at Stanford University in autumn 2014.