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The Association of Minor League Umpires (AMLU) was formed in 1999. AMLU is a national labor union that represents professional baseball umpires working in Minor League and Major League Baseball in the United States and Canada.

In 2010 AMLU members voted to affiliate with Office and Professional Employees International Union. OPEIU is a diverse white-collar and professional based union representing over 125,000 employees in various industries.

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About Us

Association of Minor League Umpires

(OPEIU Guild 322)

The Association of Minor League Umpires (AMLU) was formed in 1999. AMLU is a national labor union that represents professional baseball umpires working in Minor League and Major League Baseball in the United States and Canada.

In 2010 AMLU members voted to affiliate with Office and Professional Employees International Union. OPEIU is a diverse white-collar and professional based union representing over 125,000 employees in various industries.


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Shaun Francis

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Retired: Pacific Coast League (AAA)


Chris Tipton

PRESIDENT

Retired: Eastern League (AA)


JORDAN FeRRELl

VICE PRESIDENT

Retired: Pacific Coast League (AAA)


JEFF GORMAN

2nd VICE PRESIDENT

Texas League (AA)


Nick Susie

TREASURER

Midwest League (A)


Zo Evans

SECRETARY

Midwest League (A)

AMLU'S Mission:

To promote the integrity of the hardest working employees of the national pastime, to create a work environment for professional umpires where they can display their strengths and abilities, to uphold the integrity of the game of baseball, to improve wages, benefits and working conditions for those who devote their lives to the game of baseball.

 

 Presidential history

  • Tim Timmons
  • Ryan West
  • Andy Roberts
  • Brian Kennedy (2006-2007)
  • Shaun Francis (2007-2014)
  • Clint Fagan (2014-2015)
  • Chris Tipton (2015 to Present)