During his time in Hall David was actively involved in the community life that makes Manor such a special place to live. The committee recieved a record number of nominations for the Elton House Award during the 2009/10 academic year, with David recieving a clear majority. This illustrated to the Awards Committee that his peers held him in high esteem, and after all this is what the Elton House Award seeks to recognise.
David has served on numerous JCR Committees as both Secretrary and later as an Officer without portfolio, such was his willingness to remain active in the life of the Hall, he held the former position during his second year when he was resident in the Hall itself. He has also played an influential role in the Hall's Charity Committee; acting as it's chairman and during his tenure he oversaw chairtable donations in excess of £2,000, which is a credit to his hard work and that of his committee. In later years David went on to become a Tutor a role in which he continued his involvement with the Charity Committee as well as the Hall's Computer Room.