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Policy BBA - Board Members: Eligibility & Qualifications (PDF)

Issue Date: July 18, 2019

Updated: September 21, 2022

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 and sign the constitutional oath of office:

      a. “I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support, obey, and defendthe 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)(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. 

Utah Code § 52-1-6 (1953)

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)(2022)