A new chairman and vice chairman were appointed to the Washington County Board of Supervisors yesterday. Steve Davis is the new chairman and Jack Seward will serve as vice chairman. The chairman position was left vacant after Ron Bennett’s resignation on August 7th. The special election to fill the district 5 seat will be held on October 8th and petitions for candidacy are due by September 13th. County Auditor Dan Widmer states that no petitions have been submitted at this time.