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Sample Oath of Office

New board members must take an oath of office before assuming the duties of office. A sample oath from OSBA:

"I, _________, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support the Constitution of the United States, the constitution and the laws of the state of Oregon, and the policies of ___________ School District (ESD or Community College). During my term, I will faithfully and impartially discharge the responsibilities of the office to the best of my ability."

Legal reference: ORS 332.005

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