Mayor Leonard Krog

Mayor Krog was re-elected as the MLA for Nanaimo in 2017 and resigned on November 29, 2018 upon being elected Mayor of the City of Nanaimo and is now serving his second four-year term 2022 – 2026.

Mayor Krog was first elected to the 1991 Provincial Legislature and has served as the BC Government Caucus Chair and previously served as the Official Opposition spokesperson for Justice (Attorney General).

Born in Nanaimo and raised in Coombs, Mayor Krog is strongly rooted in his community.

Past Director and President of the Mid-Island Consumer Services Cooperative, Chair of the United Way for Nanaimo and as President of numerous other community organizations, Leonard has always shown an unwavering commitment to his community.

An avid and eclectic reader, Mayor Krog enjoys reading everything from history and biography to environmental literature. His favourite novelists include Margaret Atwood and Charles Dickens.

A practicing lawyer in Nanaimo since 1980, Mayor Krog has worked with his wife Sharon, son Parker who are also lawyers.

Mayor Krog and Sharon have two children Jessica and Parker, and enjoy spending time with their five grandchildren Portia, Archer, Alasdair, Hinata, and Mei.