Donald Deranger

Board Member

Personal Information

60 | Not Independent 

Prince Albert, Saskatchewan Canada

Director since: 2009

Citizenship: Canadian

Donald’s experience as a contractor in northern Saskatchewan and 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 governance
  • Corporate governance


As of March 8, 2016

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 also acts as a governance advisor to Fond Du Lac, a Dené Nation located in the Athabasca basin involved in uranium exploration.

Donald is the past president of Learning Together, a non-profit aboriginal organization that works to build relationships with the mining industry and 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 also serves as a director of the Tazi Twe Hydroelectric Project and Sylvia Fedorchuk Centre for Nuclear Innovation, both since 2014.

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.

Donald has not served on any other public company boards over the past five years.

Board and Committee Membership and Attendance

As of December 31, 2015

    2015 Attendance
2015 Voting Results Board and Committee Membership In Person Teleconference Overall
98.2% for Board of directors 5 of 5 5 of 5 100%
1.8% withheld Reserves oversight 3 of 3   100%
  Safety, health, and environment 5 of 5   100%

Other Public Company Boards and Committee Memberships


Securities Held

As of December 31, 2015

Year Cameco Shares DSUs Total Shares & DSUs Total value of Shares & DSUs Meets share ownership targets
2015 –– 33,776 33,776 $ 576,563 Yes
2014 –– 24,710 24,710 $ 470,717  
Change –– 9,066 9,066 $ 105,846  

For share ownership compliance, Donald's shares and DSUs held at December 31, 2015 are valued at $729,438