The 32-year-old fast bowler faces a heavy fine and a possible ban for breaching his tour contract with the Test and County Cricket Board by criticising the England management in a series of newspaper articles.
Elaine Sugden, who proposed the Derbyshire motion at the meeting on Tuesday night, said: "Devon might have been silly in what he has done but there's no doubt that he's been through one hell of a time."
Malcolm disagreed with the England manager, Ray Illingworth, and the bowling coach, Peter Lever, over their attempts to alter his run-up and action.
Derbyshire's president, Guy Willatt, said the county decided Malcolm bowled best flat out, even if his wickets came at a high price. "When we tried to make him bowl line and length, he couldn't bowl at all," he said.Reuse content