District 20

District 20 represents members in the southern part of the United States. District 20 has a long and proud history of representing the most diverse group of coal workers in the UMWA. Confronted with rapidly shrinking overseas coal markets, the membership in District 20 has crossed many hurdles yet continues to stay strong.

District 20 members’ pensions and health care are on the line with the recent bankruptcies. Click here to find out how you can join with your District 20 brothers and sisters to pressure the government to Keep the Promise to UMWA retirees.

Officers and District Representatives:

Larry Spencer – International District 20 Vice President
James Blankenship – District 20 Representative

District 20 Office

District 20 Contact Information:

21922 Highway 216

(Miners’ Memorial Parkway)

McCalla, AL 35111

205-477-7500 (phone)

205-477-0004 (fax)


Upcoming Events

District 20 Miners’ Memorial Service

Date: September 23, 2019

Time: 4:00 p.m.

Location: West Brookwood Church - 12882 Lock 17 Road Brookwood, AL 35444

On September 23, 2001, an explosion at Jim Walter Resources No. 5 mine in Brookwood, Alabama tragically killed 13 miners. Every September 23rd we have an annual Miners' Memorial Service in remembrance and pay tribute to all fallen miners.

Local 9511 Annual Fish Fry

Date: October 13, 2019

Time: 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Location: Yampertown Restaurant - 5503 AL Highway 129 Winfield, AL 35594.

All members of Local Union 9511, their families and their friends are welcome!