BBA – Board Members: Eligibility and Qualifications

Board Members:

Eligibility and Qualifications

General qualifications—

Each board member must

1) Be and remain a registered voter in the District;

2) Maintain his or her primary residence within the local school board district from which the member is elected or appointed; and

3) Take the constitutional oath of office:

a) “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 § 53G-4-201 (2019)

Utah Code § 20A-14-202(3) (2019)

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.

Utah Code § 20A-14-202(4) (2019)