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Establishing Statute: 26 VSA Ch 6 § 275

Department: Secretary of State

Description: The Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists is a five-member board created by the legislature whose members are appointed by the governor to administer the laws for this profession in the state of Vermont. The board’s mission is public protection. The board does this by: ensuring that applicants are qualified for licensure; setting standards for the profession by proposing statutes and adopting administrative rules; and, with the assistance of Office of Professional Regulation staff, investigating complaints of unprofessional conduct, taking disciplinary action against licensees when necessary to protect the public.

Board Members:

 Board Member Name   Term Expires Seat Description
     Joan Kavanaugh       12/31/2018    Esthetician
     Celeste Moulton       12/31/2019    Cosmetologist
     Randy Peace       12/31/2017    Barber
     Josephine Thomas       12/31/2019    Cosmetologist
    Judith Wernecke       12/31/2019    Public Member