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Hairdressers and Cosmetologists, Kentucky Board of

Authority: KRS 317A.030
Status: Active
Term: 2 years
Chair: Board elects Chair.
Description: The Kentucky Board of Hairdressers and Cosmetologists is made up of five gubernatorial appointees. The board makes periodic inspections of beauty salons and beauty schools in assigned areas, determines whether each individual and business has the required license, follows up on complaints regarding those individuals working without licenses and investigates other violations of the law and inspects premises of salons and schools to determine compliance with sanitary standards and physical requirements as established by the board.
Composition: 5 members appointed by the Governor as follows: 4 shall have been cosmetologists 5 years prior to their appointment and shall reside in KY (2 shall be cosmetology salon owners; 1 shall be a cosmetology teacher in public education and shall not own any interest in a cosmetology salon; 1 shall be an owner of or one who shall have a financial interest in a licensed cosmetology school and shall be a member of a nationally-recognized association of hairdressers and cosmetologists); and 1 shall be a citizen at-large who is not associated with or financially interested in the practice or business regulated. None of whom nor the administrator shall be financially interested in, or have any financial connection with, wholesale cosmetic supply or equipment businesses.
Compensation: $100 per day and expenses
Meeting Schedule: Monthly with exception of July and August.
Number of Members: 5
Needs Senate Confirmation: No
          111 St. James Court, Suite A
          Frankfort, KY
County: Franklin
Phone: (502) 564-4262
Fax: (502) 564-0481


NameAppointedTerm ExpiresPositionCounty
Mitchum-Roten, Sara Beth2/17/20162/1/2017Member; salon ownersFranklin
Taylor, Rebecca H.2/6/20152/1/2017Member; Cosmetology school ownersClark
Swanner, Regina K.2/6/20152/1/2019Member; Cosmetology teachersLaurel
Meredith, Margaret W.2/13/20182/1/2020Member; Representing consumersMercer
Casa, Zachary Allen6/26/20182/1/2020Member; representing salon ownersFayette
Teall, Bridget Rena12/3/20192/1/2021Member, representing cosmetology school ownersFayette

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