In the spring of 2015, Esquimalt Nation Leadership and staff worked together to determine the specific goals and activities that required to be undertaken to achieve the Nation's vision and mission as expressed by the Community in the Comprehensive Community Plan (2013).

Currently, council consists of Lead Councilor, Robert Thomas, Councilwoman, Barb Lecoy, Councilman John Thomas, Councilman Rene Thomas, and Councilwoman, Millie Modeste. Council meetings are held monthly with the intentions to discuss strategy, development, and prosperity.