The Chattooga County Water District Board elected a new chairman at last night’s water board meeting held at the district office on Old Highway 27 in Trion.

Sammy Lee was elected unanimously by fellow board members to take over affective February 1, 2010.  He will be replacing outgoing board chairman and former Chattooga County Commissioner Mike Dawson.  Dawson will continue to serve on the water district board.  Larry Wesson was re-elected vice-chairman of the water district board.