K’ómoks First Nation Chief & Council

Nicole Rempel
Nicole RempelChief Councillor
Hegus (Chief) Nicole Rempel is a member of the K’ómoks First Nation and was re-elected January 4 2021 to serve her third two-year term on K’ómoks Council. As a graduate of the University of Saskatchewan’s Indigenous Peoples Resource Management program, as well as being a Certified Lands Manager Canada-wide, Nicole brings with her a wealth of knowledge in the area of lands and resources, as well as in communications. Nicole developed the Land Code for K’ómoks, which has since become a precedent-setting land code in the Court system of Canada.
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Katherine Frank
Katherine FrankCouncillor
Katherine (Kat) is serving her second term as a Councillor for the K’ómoks First Nation. Her portfolios include Communications, Education, Culture and Social Development. Katherine is excited to work within her community and represent K’ómoks. During this time of reconciliation with all levels of government, Kat feels there will be great opportunity, understanding, education and awareness, that will create better relations for all stakeholders.
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Richard Hardy
Richard HardyCouncillor
Richard currently holds the following portfolios for K’ómoks: Fish, Forestry, Financing, Infrastructure, Governance, Ground Water and the K’ómoks Hunt committee. From 2010 to 2016, Richard served as a volunteer board member on the Comox Valley Economic Development Society (CVEDS), where he served as Board Vice President for two years and as Board President for two years. From 2007 to 2010, Richard also served as a volunteer board member for the British Columbia Shellfish Growers Association.
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Charlene Everson
Charlene EversonCouncillor
Charlene was elected to council for the first time in January 2021. Previous to her nomination, she worked in various roles for the Nation including Education Coordinator, Executive Assistant and Cultural Coordinator. She graduated from the Indigenous Community Development and Governance Diploma Program at the University of Victoria in 2016. She has been an independent contractor primarily working for Indigenous organizations since August 2019.
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Administration Team

Jenny Millar
Jenny MillarBand Administrator
I believe that my role here is to serve the community members in the best possible way and working under the direction of Chief and Council, I am able to continue to work at constantly improving the services and opportunities for the Nation.
Emily Shopland
Emily ShoplandAssistant Band Administrator
Emily is a member of the K’ómoks First Nation. She is the Assistant Band Administrator, and her prior employment includes working in Tourism as well as Administration Management in various natural health and wellness related businesses, which continues to be one of her passions.
Todd Boychuk
Todd BoychukDirector, Intergovernmental Relations
Todd is excited to have joined KFN in April 2021. His key responsibility in his new role is to support KFN through Chief and Council, by building relationships and advocating for KFN interests with all other governments and crown entities.
Greg Frank
Greg FrankMaintenance Manager
Greg is a member of the K’ómoks First Nation and oversees the maintenance team for our Nation.
Bonnie Frank
Bonnie FrankReceptionist
Bonnie is a proud K’ómoks First Nation member. She loves connecting with K’ómoks members, clients and the public on a daily basis.
Shane Rempel
Shane RempelAssistant Operations and Maintenance Manager
Shane is a member of the K’ómoks First Nation. He is Assistant Operations and Maintenance Manager, with a background in commercial and residential construction. He is continuing to grow in the field under guidance from Greg Frank.

Career Opportunities

We look to hire qualifying K’ómoks Members first. 

We follow the hiring protocol that makes K’ómoks positions available to K’ómoks Members first for two weeks, then Indigenous applicants for the following two weeks, and then opening them up to the general public. Please see individual posts for the status of a position.

We currently have no job openings

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