Each successful candidate approved to the Yurok Tribal Council shall take an oath of office prior to assuming the duties of such position, by which oath they shall pledge themselves to support and defend the Constitution of the Yurok Tribe. In accordance with Article VIII of the Constitution, the Board Chairperson shall administer the following oath of office:
I, _______________________, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will uphold and defend the Constitution, sovereignty and traditions of the Yurok Tribe, and I will perform the duties of my office with honesty and fidelity.
I further swear (or affirm) that I will devote my best efforts to help the Yurok Tribe achieve its objectives as stated in the Preamble of its Constitution.
[Ord. 56 § 4807, amended, 5/9/2019; Ord. 42 § 4807, adopted, 3/4/2015.]