Board Member Information
The State Board of Cosmetology shall consist of thirteen members: the Commissioner of Professional and Occupational Affairs; the Director of the Bureau of Consumer Protection in the Office of Attorney General, or his designee; three public members approved by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate, which members shall represent the public at large; and eight professional members appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate, which members have had at least five years practical and/or managerial experience in the majority of the practices of cosmetology and shall be actively engaged in the profession. No more than one professional member shall be currently employed as a vocational education teacher of cosmetology in the public schools. No more than two professional members of the board shall be currently affiliated with a private cosmetology school within three years prior to nomination may be nominated.
Licensure Inquiries for Consumers
Be aware that certain professionals must be licensed to practice in the Commonwealth. Make sure the professionals who serve you are licensed and in good standing. Please visit www.pals.pa.gov to verify a license.