20-3-351. Number of trustee positions in high school districts. (1) Except as provided in 20-3-352(3) and subsection (2) of this section, the trustees of a high school district must be composed of:
(a) the trustees of the elementary district in which the high school building is located or, if there is more than one elementary district in which the operating high school buildings are located, the trustees of the elementary district in which the operating high school building that was first constructed is located; and
(b) the additional trustee positions determined in accordance with 20-3-352(2).
(2) There must be seven trustee positions for each county high school.
(3) An additional trustee may be elected as the presiding officer of a high school district but may not vote on issues pertaining only to the elementary district. The additional trustee, as the presiding officer of the board, has all other powers, protections, and obligations of a presiding officer of an elementary district, including those under 2-3-203.