Every per­son appoint­ed to serve in any capa­city in the­Coun­tyE­MA orga­ni­za­tion shall, before enter­ing upon his duties, sub­scribe to the fol­low­ing oath, which shall be filed with the EMA Coordinator:

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 swear (or 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 I am affil­i­at­ed with the (name of polit­i­cal subdivi­sion), I will not advo­cate nor become a mem­ber of any polit­i­cal par­ty or orga­ni­za­tion that advo­cates the over­ throw of the gov­ern­ment of the Unit­ed States or of this State by force or vio­lence.”