Gary Merasty is Vice President of Corporate Social Responsibility at Cameco Corporation. He grew up in a small reserve community in northern Saskatchewan.
Gary is a former Member of Parliament and also former Grand Chief of the Prince Albert Grand Council. He is currently a board member of the NorthWest
Company and has held numerous board positions including Chair of the Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority, Westwind Aviation, Prince Albert Development
Corporation, Northern Lights Community Development Corporation to name just a few.
He is well known in the province for his community support, advocating better public policies for First Nation and Métis issues, education, infrastructure and
northern development. Mr. Merasty has been recognized for his many years of commitment to public service and business. In 2005, he received the Queen
Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal and in 2006, the University of Saskatchewan named Mr. Merasty as one of the Top 100 Alumni of Influence and received
an Honorary Diploma for Business from the Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences. He holds a Masters Degree in Education and a Bachelor of
Education from the University of Saskatchewan.