Tucker Davis was named President of the Kentucky Coal Association in November 2021. He is a native of the Appalachian coalfields and brings over a decade of experience in public affairs, public policy and issue advocacy.
Prior to joining KCA, Davis served as a political appointee in the Trump Administration at the U.S. Department of the Interior and most recently managed Winsome Sears’ successful campaign for Lt. Governor of Virginia. Davis has also worked for several issue advocacy organizations including Americans for Prosperity and the National Mining Association’s Count on Coal Campaign. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism from Radford University and currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the Appalachian School of Law in his hometown of Grundy, VA.
Heath Lovell, Chair
Clay Larkin, Secretary
Nick Carter, Treasurer
Tucker Davis, President
Executive Committee Members
Jesse Parrish, Blackhawk Mining
Jordon Lanham, Western Kentucky Minerals, Inc.
Heath Lovell, Alliance Coal Company
Tom Wynne, Alliance Coal Company
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