NAIT welcomes Don Cameron to Board of Governors

Published on November 02, 2022

Don Cameron, Alberta operations site director and vice-president of Dow Canada, joins NAIT’s Board of Governors for a three-year term. 

Cameron has spent his 31-year career at Dow holding various chemical manufacturing and leadership positions. His portfolios span environmental health and safety, product and raw material logistics and global improvement, with Cameron working at Dow locations across the globe. 

Further to his professional pursuits, Cameron has been involved in Dow’s Lead to Exceed leadership development program as a coach and has been heavily involved in the organization’s inclusion and diversity initiatives. He’s also served in leadership roles with Boy Scouts of America troops over the last 30 years. 

Cameron was appointed to NAIT’s Board of Governors on Sept. 25, 2022 and is eligible for reappointment on or before Sept. 26, 2025.

NAIT Board of Governors Quick Facts 

  • NAIT’s Board of Governors comprises 18 people, 12 of whom are public members appointed by the Government of Alberta 
  • NAIT’s Board of Governors also includes: 
    • 2 students nominated by the council of the students’ association 
    • 2 academic staff members nominated by the academic staff association 
    • 1 non-academic staff member nominated by the non-academic staff union 
    • The president of NAIT 


“I am honoured to serve on NAIT’s Board of Governors and support polytechnic education. NAIT continues to play an essential role in developing the skills that Alberta’s industries need. I am excited to work with NAIT to inspire the next generation of manufacturers, technologists and innovators.” - Don Cameron, member, NAIT Board of Governors

“NAIT is fortunate to add Don Cameron to our Board of Governors. Given his extensive experience with Dow Canada, Don understands the critical role NAIT plays in working with industry to provide the well-educated workforce and applied research that Alberta needs to succeed.” - Laura Jo Gunter, NAIT President & CEO

“Along with his deep industry knowledge and experience as a respected leader, Don Cameron is committed to promoting a highly skilled, diverse and inclusive workforce in the province.  I’m pleased to welcome Don to NAIT’s Board of Governors. His unique experience and perspectives will be valuable as NAIT continues to support students, industry and Alberta through polytechnic education.” - Yasmin Jivraj, NAIT Board of Governors Chair 

About NAIT

The Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) is a leading Canadian polytechnic, delivering education in science, technology and the environment; business; health and skilled trades. With over 34,000 credit and non-credit students and a 98 per cent employer satisfaction rate, NAIT grads help fuel the economic engine of the province. NAIT also contributes to Alberta's prosperity by helping businesses and communities become more competitive through industry-driven research and corporate training. Recognized as one of Alberta's top employers, NAIT provides outstanding returns on investment for its graduates, industry partners, the provincial government and the people of Alberta.

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