Donald Deranger

Board Member

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

  • Key Skills and Experience

    • Board / corporate governance
    • Stakeholder relations / government / public policy
    • Safety, health and environment /
    • Uranium / nuclear
  • Donald’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 his work on three of our board committees.


As of March 10, 2020

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 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.

Donald 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 the Athabasca vice chief of the Prince Albert Grand Council from 2003 to 2012. Donald has served 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 Indigenous community, Donald brings to the board a deep understanding of the culture and peoples of northern Saskatchewan where our richest assets are located.

Board and Committee Membership and Attendance

As of December 31, 2019

    2019 Attendance
2019 Voting Results Board and Committee Membership Regular Special Overall
99.2% for Board of directors 7 of 7 1 of 1 100%
0.8% withheld Nominating, corporate governance and risk* 5 of 5   100%
  Reserves oversight 2 of 2 1 of 1 100%
  Safety, health, and environment 4 of 4 1 of 1 100%

Other Public Company Boards in the Past Five Years


Securities Held

As of December 31, 2019

Year Cameco Shares DSUs Total Shares
 and DSUs
Market Value of
Shares and DSUs
Multiple of 2019
Annual Retainer
Share Ownership
Guidance Compliant1
2019 –– 67,551 67,551 $ 779,539 3.9x Yes
2018 –– 59,374 59,374 $ 919,110    
Change –– 8,177 8,177 ($ 139,571)    

1.  For evaluating compliance with Cameco’s share ownership guidelines, Donald’s DSUs held at December 31, 2019 are valued at $1,177,212 and represent 5.9x the board member retainer of $200,000.