BBA – Board Members: Eligibility and Qualifications
Eligibility and Qualifications
Each board member must
- Be and remain a registered voter in the District;
- Maintain his or her primary residence within the local school board district from which the member is elected or appointed; and
- Take and sign the constitutional oath of office:
- “I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support, obey and defend the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of Utah, and that I will discharge the duties of my office with fidelity.”
Utah Constitution Art. IV, Sec. X
Utah Code § 20A-14-202(3) (2022)
After the board member has taken and signed the oath of office, the oath shall be filed with the business administrator of the District.
Conflict of interest—
A member of the Board of Education may not, during the member’s term of office, also serve as an employee of the Board.