He'll replace Beth Bagley who stepped down when she was elected as a circuit court judge.
He has volunteered on several district committees and is the Vice President of Government Affairs for the Central Oregon Builders Association.
He says the Public Employees Retirement System, is one of the issues he's prepared to tackle.
"Well, I think a lot of it will be the funding level from the state. The funding issues in regards to retirement, we're looking at 4.25 million increase from the PERS system and it only goes up from there. We have to make sure our lawmakers know they have to do something about that. Those are dollars that are going away from the classroom."
High will be sworn in at the next school board meeting on February 12th.