District 31

District 31 has the largest active membership in the UMWA, representing workers in northern West Virginia and eastern Ohio. Rich with activity, its representation includes coal miners, federal research technicians, manufacturers and county employees.

District 31 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 31 brothers and sisters to pressure the government to Keep the Promise to UMWA retirees.

Officers and District Representatives:
Mike Caputo – International District 31 Vice President
Rick Altman – District 31 Representative
Adam Frye – District 31 Representative
Joe Reynolds – District 31 Representative

District 31 Offices

District 31 Contact Information:

310 Gaston Avenue, Fairmont, WV 26554 304-363-7500 304-367-1382 (fax) E-mail

Sub-District Office:

260 Bethany Pike, Wheeling, WV 26003 304-242-0100 304-242-0090 (fax)

Upcoming Events

Mine #9 Memorial

When: November 19, 2017

Where: Flat Run Memorial just North of Mannington off Route. 250.

Time: 1:00 p.m.

Open to the public!

International Secretary-Treasurer Levi Allen will be the keynote speaker at this event.

Fifth Annual Coal Miner Appreciation Day Swap Meet

When: December 2, 2017

Where: Knights of Columbus in Fairmont, WV

Time: 10:00a.m. – 3:00p.m.

Being held by the Northern Appalachian Coal Mining Heritage Association.

All are welcome to attend!