7-13-2233. Qualifications of directors. (1) To be eligible for election or appointment to a board of directors, a person must be:
(a) registered to vote as required by law;
(b) 18 years of age or older;
(c) a citizen of the United States; and
(d) a resident of the district or an owner of real property in the district who is a resident of the state of Montana.
(2) A person who is serving on a board of directors on July 1, 2017, who does not meet the qualifications under subsection (1) may serve the remainder of the person's term but may not be reelected or reappointed to the board. A person elected or appointed after July 1, 2017, must meet the qualifications under subsection (1).