Regional Offices

The Regional Offices provide necessary services from the International Union to Local Unions and rank-and-file members. These services range from safety representatives to rally and event preparation. The Regional Offices also lead all organizing campaigns.

If you are a UMWA member and have a safety concern at your workplace, or if you want to become a UMWA member, look at the map below to find out which Regional Office you should contact.

Region Map

Region 1

Michael “Biggin” Payton, Director, Region 1

135 Wayland Smith Drive, Uniontown, PA 15401


724-550-4402 (fax)


International Representatives

Chris Bennett

Ashley Zuker

Nick Lonetti

Region 2

Jerry Kerns Jr., Director, Region 2

1300 Kanawha Boulevard East, Charleston, WV 25301


304-343-0250 (fax)


International Representatives

Floyd Conely 

Carthell Williams

John Ernest

William Chapman


Region 3

Steve Earle, Director, Region 3

1530 North Main Street, Benton, IL 62812


618-435-5312 (fax)


International Representatives


Region 4

Robert Butero, Director, Region 4

906 E. Main Street, Trinidad, CO 81082


719-846-2362 (fax)


International Representatives

Justin Tsosie

Carlos Carrillo