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Board: Board of Barbers and Hairdressers

Board identification number: 011


Authority: AS 08.13.010, AS 08.01.010, AS 08.03.010

Status: Active

Sunset date: June 30, 2027

Requirements: Legislative Confirmation

Prohibitions: Members of the board cannot serve more than all or part of two consecutive terms. A member who has served all or part of two successive terms may not be reappointed unless four years have elapsed since the person last served. Public members cannot be engaged in, have a legal contract with a member of, or have a direct financial interest in the occupation that the board regulates.

Term: 4 years

Chair: Governor may select.

Description: 7 members appointed by Governor: 1 licensed barber; 2 licensed hairdressers, one of whom is also licensed as an esthetician; 1 person licensed to practice body piercing or licensed to practice tattooing and permanent cosmetic coloring; 1 licensed Manicurist; 1 person licensed to practice any activity under this chapter; and 1 public member.

Function: Regulates and controls applications, licenses, and permits of barbers, hairdressers, and cosmetologists; tattooists, body piercers, manicurists, and permanent cosmetic colorists, examines applicants.

Special facts: The board submits an annual report to the Governor. Members serve until a successor is appointed. An appointment to fill a vacancy is for the remainder of the unexpired term. (Courtesy note: Examinations administered by board members may be conducted on Sundays to accommodate school and business hours of operation). Members serve at the pleasure of the Governor

Compensation: Standard Travel and Per Diem No additional compensation.

Meetings: As often as necessary to conduct its business. Generally in January, May and September.

For further information and to reach individual members, contact:
Cynthia Spencer
Records and Licensing Supervisor
Corporations, Business, and Professional Licensing
DCCED, P.O. Box 110806 M/S 0806
Juneau, AK 99811-0806
Phone: (907) 465-2547
Fax: (907) 465-2974

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