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Each person, whether compensated or noncompensated, who is appointed to serve in any capacity in the Illinois Emergency Management Agency or the Village Emergency Management Services and Disaster Agency, shall, before entering upon his duties, take an oath, in writing, before the Coordinator or before other persons authorized to administer oaths in this State, which oath shall be filed with the Coordinator and which oath shall be substantially as follows:
I, , do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend and bear true faith and allegiance to the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State of Illinois, and the territory, institutions and facilities thereof, both public and private, against all enemies, foreign and domestic; 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. And I do further affirm that I do not advocate, nor am I nor have I been a member of any political party or organization that advocates the overthrow of the government of the United States or of this State by force or violence; and that during such time as I am affiliated with the Willowbrook EMA organization, I will not advocate nor become a member of any political party or organization that advocates the overthrow of the government of the United States or of this State by force or violence.
(Ord. 94-O-08, 3-28-1994)