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. 

In 2019, Esquimalt Nation adopted an Election Code. In October of 2019, the first ever Chief and Council election for Esquimalt Nation occured.

Chief and Council 2019-2023 term:

Lead Councilor Robert Thomas

Councilwoman Barb Lecoy

Councilman John Thomas

Councilman Rene Thomas, and

Councilwoman Millie Modeste

Council meetings are held bi-monthly with the intentions to discuss strategy, development, and prosperity.