K’ómoks First Nation Chief & Council

Ken Price
Ken PriceChief Councillor
Elected January 2023, Ken is serving his first term as elected Chief Councillor for K’ómoks. Ken served a previous term on council from 2013 to 2015. His council portfolios include Economic Development, Forestry, Administration and Emergency Planning. Ken is a seasoned Registered Forest Professional (RFT), spending most of his career with Mosaic Forest Management. He has deep experience in large project delivery, system implementation and reshaping forestry policy.
Coral Mackay
Coral MackayCouncillor
Elected January 2023, Coral is serving her first term as Councillor for K’ómoks. Before her nomination, she worked on the Treaty team as the Eligibility and Enrollment Project Manager. Her council portfolios include Governance & Finance, Education & Youth, Infrastructure, and Communications. In addition to her professional pursuits, Coral is in the process of completing a Bachelors degree in Indigenous Studies and Political Science at the University of Victoria.
Candace Newman
Candace NewmanCouncillor
Elected January 2023, Candace is serving her first term as Councillor for K’ómoks. Before her nomination, Candace spent her time working throughout the K’ómoks territory, most recently as the Nation’s Archaeology Referrals Coordinator, after with the Guardian Watchmen. Her council portfolios include Lands and Natural Resources, Language and Culture, and Fisheries and Aquaculture. Candace is also studying Anthropology and Archaeology at North Island College.
Susan Savoie
Susan SavoieCouncillor
Elected January 2023, Susan is serving her first term as Councillor for K’ómoks. Most recently, Susan has held several KFN Administration coordinator positions, including the Youth, Social Development and Elders portfolios. Her council portfolios include Social Development, Elders, Health, and Housing. Susan’s efforts are for the people: she relishes the chance to help the community build trust in this council; to put the community first while building prosperity.

Administration Team

Tina Mclean
Tina McleanChief Administrative Officer
Tina rejoined KFN Administration as the CAO in July 2023. She is responsible for the overall management of all departments, as well as facilitating the implementation of Chief and Council’s strategic plan, objectives, and short-term and long-term goals.
Jordan Templeman
Jordan TemplemanDeputy Chief Administrative Officer
Jordan joined KFN in September 2022. He is responsible for the planning and correspondence for Chief and Council activities, as well as overseeing member communications and admin support.

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, then Indigenous applicants, and then opening them up to the general public. Please check out our K’ómoks Careers page for individual postings.