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:
Rick Altman – International District 31 Vice President

Adam Frye – District 31 Representative

Tommy McGary – District 31 Representative

Michael Phillippi – District 31 Representative

District 31 Offices

District 31 Contact Information:

1414 Country Club Road

Fairmont, WV 26554


304-367-1382 (fax)


Sub-District Office:

260 Bethany Pike, Wheeling, WV 26003


304-242-0090 (fax)

Upcoming Events

For members that are trying to retrieve their medical records , this includes black lung, from East Ohio Regional Hospital.

Please use the following website to request such records: WWW.ovmc-eorh.com.

You would then click on: Click here to complete an online request for medical records.

The website does state that it can take up to thirty (30) days for the records to be mailed. We have been told it will be closer to sixty(60) or even ninety(90) days.