Ross County Democrats have selected a former council member to take over the seat vacated by Josh Cartee. Dr. Jean Kerney is the new Chillicothe City Council At Large representative. Kerney previously served two terms on council. Kerney says she is excited to be rejoining council and that her experience will be a good complement to the young leadership in the city now. Democratic Party Chair Dustin Proehl says Kerney has experience with million dollar budgets for state and federal programs as a school administrator, and a background as a college professor and entrepreneur. The Democratic Central Committee voted Thursday night to name Kerney to council after Josh Cartee resigned earlier this month.