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SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEMBER QUALIFICATIONS/OATH OF OFFICE 

In order to serve on the School Committee, an individual must be a registered voter in the town from which he/she is elected or appointed and must take an oath of office as required by law.

Each new member will present to the Committee secretary official certification of having sworn the oath before an officer duly qualified to administer oaths prior to entering on his/her official duties as a member of the Committee. From the Town Clerk, newly qualified Committee members, by law, receive, and sign a receipt for, a copy of the Massachusetts open meeting law governing the conduct of Committee meetings in general and executive sessions in particular.

Membership on a School Committee is not limited to race, color, sex, gender identity, religion, national origin, or sexual orientation.


LEGAL REFS.: M.G.L. 39:23B; 41:1; 41:107; M.G.L. 76:5 Amended 1993

Adopted:  MASC

1st Reading & approval:  March 25, 2013 [Policy Subcommittee]
2nd Reading & approval:  April 23, 2013 [School Committee]