Nicole Rempel has won her third term as chief for the K’ómoks First Nation following an election on Jan. 3, 2021.
Rempel was first elected on Jan. 4, 2017; each term is for two years.
She is a K’ómoks First Nation member and resides on reserve with her husband Jeremy, and her two children, Jonathan and Jennifer.
Under her leadership, the KFN formed a partnership to purchase, restore and manage Kus-kus-sum, the former sawmill site on Comox Road to its natural habitat, led relationship-building meetings with local government agencies and won a land code case in provincial court.
Unofficial results indicate Rempel received 92 votes. Calls to KFN for the official results have not been returned by deadline.