Members of the new Roane County Road Committee selected Commissioner Randy Ellis as chairman during its meeting last month.
The chairman position was previously held by Commissioner Benny East.
The commission has more than two dozen committees. Membership is chosen each year.
The previous Road Committee was made up of Commissioners Bobby Collier, Stanley Moore, Fred Tedder, Ellis and East.
The new committee is comprised of Commissioners Carolyn Granger, Mike Hooks, Collier, Ellis and East.