Don Deranger

Board Member

67 | Independent
Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada
Director since: 2009
Citizenship: Canadian

  • Key Skills and Experience

    • Governance
    • 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 Attendance
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


Securities Held

As of December 31, 2022

Year Cameco Shares DSUs Total Shares
 and DSUs
Market Value of
Shares and DSUs1
Multiple of 2022
Annual Retainer
(at market value)
Share Ownership
Guideline Compliant2
2022 –– 76,075 76,075 $ 2,334,746 11.7x Yes
2021 –– 74,110 74,110 $ 2,043,954    
Change –– 1,965 1,965 $    290,792    

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.