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Board of Education Vacancy

The Salt Lake City Board of Education is now accepting applications to fill the Board seat in Precinct 1.  

Those who are interested in being considered for the position:  

  • must have lived within Precinct 1 boundaries (precinct map can be found here) for at least one year, and 
  • must certify that they are eligible to hold elected office, including: 
    • certifying that they have never been convicted of a felony, unless the individual’s right to hold office is restored in accordance with Utah Code §20A-2-101.5, 
    • certifying that they have never been convicted of a grievous sexual offense against a child, as defined in Utah Code §76-1-601(6). 

Applicants should be aware that a background check will be completed on the candidate who is appointed by the Board. If the appointee is disqualified from serving as a board member due to the background check, they will be removed from the Board immediately. 

Applicants must fill out a complete application by June 21, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. The application is available online and should be submitted via email to The subject line of your email must read “Application for Precinct 1”. 

The Board of Education is tentatively scheduled to interview candidates on June 29, 2021, starting at 6:30 p.m. Applicants are advised to hold that date open so they can be available for an in-person interview during the Board meeting. 

A swearing-in ceremony for the newly appointed Board member will take place no later than June 29, 2021. The new Board member will serve a 1 ½ year appointment from the time of the swearing-in until December 31, 2022.  An election will be held in November 2022 to fill the seat through December 31, 2024.  The Precinct 1 Board seat is up for election for a four-year term in November 2024.  

Those who have questions about the application process may contact the Superintendent’s office at (801) 578-8351.  

Board Member Application