Get to know the Washington County Board of Commissioners
Elected commissioners represent Washington County residents. Commissioners enact local ordinances, develop policy, and makes and amends laws for the county. They also establish the county's budget and tax levy, set policies for delivery of services, and provide leadership to the county. Washington County has five commissioners who represent their county district.
The Board elects a chair and vice chair. The chair is the presiding officer during the board meetings, and the vice chair presides in the chair's absence. In 2023, Commissioner Gary Kriesel will serve as chair and Commissioner Stan Karwoski will serve as vice chair.