Mayor & Council Biographies

Meet your Mayor & Council

Tom Zeleznik, Mayor

Elected to the office of Mayor in October 2018. Tom served as two terms as a councillor from 2012 to 2018.

Previously as a councillor – served on these Committees of Council: Chamber of Commerce and Nakusp and Area Development Board.

Tom presently volunteers with the Nakusp Volunteer Fire Department, Road Rescue, Society for Nakusp Community Events, Nakusp and Area Community Forests, Nakusp and Area Youth Society, also previously he was a volunteer with minor hockey, baseball, and soccer, serving in various capacities such as coach, referee and board member.

Tom was born and raised in Nakusp and area and is a business owner in the private sector with 40 years experience in forestry sawmilling, farming and consulting.