Age 60 | Independent
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Director since: 2017
Kate was appointed to Cameco’s board in January 2017 and serves of three of our board committees. She brings extensive senior management and board experience in highly technical industries including nuclear power generation, and has worked on both the utility and supplier side of the industry.
- Nuclear industry
- Risk management
- Operational excellence
As of April 6, 2018
Kate Jackson has been a corporate director since 2008. She is the former senior vice-president and chief technology officer of RTI International Metals Inc. (from 2014 to 2015) and prior to that, senior vice-president and chief technology officer for Westinghouse Electric Company (from 2008 to 2014), which included responsibility for sustainability and environment, health and safety. She has held various senior positions at the Tennessee Valley Authority and Alcoa Corporation.
Kate received a doctorate and a master’s degree in engineering and public policy from Carnegie Mellon University. She also holds a master’s degree in industrial engineering management from the University of Pittsburgh and a bachelor’s degree in physics from Grove City College.
Kate chaired the ISO New England Inc. board from 2008 to 2014. ISO New England Inc. is an independent non-profit regional transmission organization serving a number of Eastern US states. Kate is a member of Carnegie Mellon University School of Engineering Dean’s Advisory Council and the advisory board of the Carnegie Mellon Electricity Industry Centre. She is a member of the University of Pittsburgh Engineering School Board of Visitors.
Board and Committee Membership and Attendance
As of December 31, 2017
|2017 Voting Results||Board and Committee Membership||Regular||Special||Overall|
|97.3% for||Board of directors||8 of 8||1 of 1||100%|
|2.7% withheld||Human resources and compensation||5 of 5||100%|
|Nominating, corporate governance and risk||4 of 4||1 of 1||100%|
|Safety, health and environment||3 of 4||75%|
Kate was appointed to three committees in May 2017. She also attended committee meetings from February through May as part of her director orientation.
Other Public Company Boards in the Past Five Years
and Current Committee Memberships
|Hydro One Limited (TSX)||Nominating, corporate governance, public policy & regulatory, Health, safety, environment and First Nations & Metis||2015 to present|
|Portland General Electric Company (NYSE)||Compensation and human resources, Finance||2014 to present|
|Rice Energy, Inc. (NYSE)||April to November 2017|
As of December 31, 2017
|Year||Cameco Shares||DSUs||Total Shares
|Total Value of
Shares and DSUs
|Multiple of 2017
|Ownership Guidance Compliance1|
1. For share ownership compliance, Kate's shares and DSUs held at December 31, 2017 are valued at $122,597.