9224 – Bylaws – Board Members – Oath or Affirmation

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Adopted – 7/16/1998
Revised – 11/5/2009
When entering upon the duties of their office, all Governing Board members shall take the oath or affirmation required by law. (Constitution of the State of California, Article 20, Section 3)

A board member, the Superintendent or an authorized designee may administer this oath:

I, _________________________________, do solemly swear that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State of California against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State of California; that I take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties upon which I am about to enter.

Signature of Governing Board Member

Mailing Address

Taken and subscribed before me this_______day of____________________________

____________________________________ Signature of Person Administering Oath

If appointed, date of Board action:__________________________

Office previously held by: _________________________________ (Name of Board member or “Re-elected”

The Board Secretary shall send the original and one copy to the Superintendent of Schools of the Monterey County Office of Education.

60 persons authorized to administer and certify oaths
1360-1363 Oath of office
3100-3109 Oath or affirmation of allegiance
Article 20, Section 3 Oath of office
Vogel v. County of Los Angeles (1967) 68 Cal 2d 18, 22
Chilton v. Contra Costa Community College District 55 Cal. App. 3d 554
CSBA Date – 9/91

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