67 | Independent
Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada
Director since: 2009
Key Skills and Experience
- Stakeholder relations
- Nuclear industry
- Mining operations and exploration
- Operational excellence and safety
Don's experience as a contractor in northern Saskatchewan and a leader in the Saskatchewan Indigenous community provides a rich, valuable and unique perspective to Cameco’s board and as a member of three of our board committees.
As of March 13, 2023
Don 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 Indigenous contractor that does business with Cameco. He is also a governance advisor to the Dené Suliné Nation, which is located in northern regions across western Canada.
Don is the past president of Learning Together, a non-profit Indigenous organization that works to build relationships with the mining industry, and he continues to assist in an ex-officio capacity. He was formerly the Athabasca vice chief of the Prince Albert Grand Council and previously served as a director of the Tazi Twe Hydroelectric Project. Don has served as a director of the Sylvia Fedoruk Centre for Nuclear Innovation since 2014.
An award-winning leader in the Saskatchewan Indigenous community, Don brings to the board a deep understanding of the culture and peoples of northern Saskatchewan where some of our key assets are located.
Board and Committee Membership and Attendance
As of December 31, 2022
|2022 Voting Results||Board and Committee Membership||Regular||Special||Overall|
|95.4% for||Board of directors||7 of 7||7 of 7||100%|
|Nominating, corporate governance and risk||4 of 4||1 of 1||100%|
|Safety, health, and environment||3 of 3||1 of 1||100%|
|Technical||3 of 3||100%|
Other Public Company Boards in the Past Five Years
As of December 31, 2022
|Year||Cameco Shares||DSUs||Total Shares
|Market Value of
Shares and DSUs1
|Multiple of 2022
(at market value)
1. Based on total holdings calculated using $30.69 for 2022 and $27.58 for 2021, the closing prices of Cameco shares on the last trading day of the year on the TSX.
2. For evaluating compliance with Cameco’s share ownership guidelines, Don’s DSUs held at December 31, 2022 are valued at $2,346,257 and represent 11.7x the board member retainer of $200,000.