Tammy Cook-Searson

Board member

Age 52  |  Not Independent
Lac La Ronge, Saskatchewan, Canada
Director since:  2023
Citizenship:  Canadian

  • Key Skills and Experience

    • Executive leadership and strategy
    • Business growth and transformation
    • People, compensation, talent and culture
    • Governance
    • Stakeholder and rights holder relations
  • Tammy’s experience as an Indian Band leader in northern Saskatchewan and as a leader in the Saskatchewan Indigenous community provides a rich, valuable and unique perspective to Cameco’s board and as a member of two of our committees.


Tammy Cook-Searson is Chief of the Lac La Ronge Indian Band and the President of Kitsaki Management Limited Partnership, the entity that manages the Band’s economic development activities. Tammy was the Band’s first female Chief when she was elected in 2005 and prior to being elected Chief, she served on the Band’s council. Tammy was appointed to Cameco’s board effective September 1, 2023. She has more than 25 years of leadership and business management experience in northern Saskatchewan where some of Cameco’s key assets are located.

Tammy received a graduate diploma in management and is completing her master of business administration degree from Athabasca University. She also holds honorary degrees from the University of Regina and the Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies. Tammy has extensive leadership experience working on business opportunities to meet the appropriate profitability, risk and employment criteria and in community service to develop solutions for social challenges and advocating for Indigenous issues. Her efforts have been recognized with many awards and medals, including the Indigenous Women in Leadership Award from Canadian Council of Aboriginal Business in 2021, the Canadian Armed Forces Special Services Medal in 2020 and the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012.

Tammy serves on the boards of Prince Albert Grand Council, Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations, Saskatoon Airport Authority, Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority, and the Assembly of First Nations.

Tammy serves on Cameco’s safety, health and environment committee and technical committee upon her appointment as a director.

Board and Committee Membership and Attendance

Board and Committee Membership
Board of directors
Safety, health and environment

Other Public Company Boards in the Past Five Years


Securities Held

Year Cameco Shares DSUs Total Shares
 and DSUs
Market Value of
Shares and DSUs
Multiple of 2023
Annual Retainer
(at market value)
Share Ownership
Guideline Compliant
2023 - - - - - -