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Policy No. 1008 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:
    • “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.”

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.

Legal References & Synopsis 

Utah Constitution Art. IV, Sec. X

Oath of Office

Utah Code Ann. 53G-4-201

Selection and Election of Members to Local Boards of Education

Utah Code Ann. 20A-14-202

Conflict of Interest

Approved by Board of Education   

August 13, 2013

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