Donald Deranger

Board Member

Personal Information

62 | Independent 

Prince Albert, Saskatchewan Canada

Director since: 2009

Citizenship: Canadian

Donald’s experience as a contractor in northern Saskatchewan and a leader in the Saskatchewan aboriginal community provides a rich, valuable and unique perspective to the Cameco board and his work on two of our board committees.


  • Aboriginal affairs
  • First Nations
  • Corporate governance


As of April 6, 2018

Donald Deranger is an advisor to the Athabasca Basin Development Corporation and non-executive chair of the board of Points Athabasca Contracting Limited Partnership, a northern Saskatchewan aboriginal contractor, which does business with Cameco. He is also a governance advisor to Fond Du Lac, a Dené Nation located in the Athabasca basin.

Donald is the past president of Learning Together, a non-profit aboriginal organization that works to build relationships with the mining industry, which he continues to assist in an ex-officio capacity. He was the Athabasca vice chief of the Prince Albert Grand Council from 2003 to 2012. Donald serves as a director of the Sylvia Fedorchuk Centre for Nuclear Innovation since 2014. He also served as a director of the Tazi Twe Hydroelectric Project from 2014 to 2016.

An award-winning leader in the Saskatchewan aboriginal community, Donald brings to the board a deep understanding of the culture and peoples of northern Saskatchewan where our richest assets are located.

Board and Committee Membership and Attendance

As of December 31, 2017

    2017 Attendance
2017 Voting Results Board and Committee Membership Regular Special Overall
96.9% for Board of directors 8 of 8 1 of 1 100%
3.1% withheld Reserves oversight 2 of 2 2 of 2 100%
  Safety, health, and environment 4 of 4   100%

Other Public Company Boards in the Past Five Years
and Current Committee Memberships


Securities Held

As of December 31, 2017

Year Cameco Shares DSUs Total Shares
 and DSUs
Total Value of
Shares and DSUs
Multiple of 2017
Annual Retainer
Ownership Guidance Compliance1
2017 –– 51,246 51,246 $ 594,964 3.0x 4.8x
2016 –– 41,899 41,899 $ 588,266    
Change –– 9,347 9,347 $     6,698    

1.  For share ownership compliance, Donald's shares and DSUs held at December 31, 2017 are valued at $958,514.