Donald Deranger

Board Member

Personal Information

61 | 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
  • Corporate governance


As of March 10, 2017

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. 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, 2016

    2016 Attendance
2016 Voting Results Board and Committee Membership In Person Teleconference Overall
98.5% for Board of directors 5 of 5 5 of 5 100%
1.5% withheld Reserves oversight 2 of 2 1 of 1 100%
  Safety, health, and environment 4 of 4   100%

Other Public Company Boards and Committee Memberships


Securities Held

As of December 31, 2016

Year Cameco Shares DSUs Total Shares & DSUs Total value of Shares & DSUs Meets share ownership targets
2016 –– 41,899 41,899 $ 588,266 Yes (132%)
2015 –– 33,776 33,776 $ 576,563  
Change –– 8,123 8,123 $   11,703  

For share ownership compliance, Donald's shares and DSUs held at December 31, 2016 are valued at $847,417.