Board of Cosmetology and Barber Examiners

PO Box 1062
3605 Missouri Boulevard
Jefferson City, MO 65102

Phone: (573)-751-1052
Fax: (573)-751-8167


Director: Emily Carroll

Details on Board or Commission

Authority: RSMo 329.015

Department: Insurance, Financial Institutions and Professional Registration

Mission: The Board of Cosmetology and Barber Examiners protects the public from incompetence, misconduct, gross negligence, fraud, misrepresentation or dishonesty; licenses only "qualified" professionals by examination and evaluation of minimum competency; enforces standards by implementing legislation and administrative rules; and encourages economic development and partnerships with small businesses.

Function: The Board of Cosmetology and Barber Examiners serves the purpose of licensing and registering all persons engaged in the practice of hairdressing, cosmetology and manicuring in this state, which the board controls, supervises and enforces the terms and provisions of the statute.

SubCommittees: Legislative Ad Hoc Committee

Details on Meetings

Number of meetings: 6 meetings

Location of meetings: Various locations around state

Duration of meetings: 1-2 days

Preparation time for meetings: 6-8 hours

Total time commitment: 20-25 hours per quarter

Details on Members

Total members: 11

Appointed members: 11

Term length: 4 years

Compensation: Members receive a per diem not to exceed $70 for each day devoted to the affairs of the board and reimbursement for realized and necessary expenses.

Member Requirements: Eleven members; three shall be licensed cosmetologists holding a Class CA license classification, one shall be an accredited cosmetology school owner as defined in section 329.010, one shall be the owner of a school under subsection1 of 329.040, one shall be cosmetologist with a license of any type of cosmetology classification, three shall be licensed barbers, and two shall be voting public members. Members must be actively engaged in the practice of their profession for at least five years proceeding their appointment.

Political Requirements: no

Geographic Requirements: no

Senate Consent Required: Yes


Mr. Joseph A. Nicholson
Accredited School Owner
Linn Creek
Term begins: Apr 26, 2011
Term expires: May 1, 2012

Vacant Slot
Class CA Licensed Cosmetologist - Member 1

Mrs. Jacklyn J. Crow
Class CA Licensed Cosmetologist - Member 2
Term begins: Sep 1, 2010
Term expires: May 1, 2014

Ms. Leata Price-Land
Class CA Licensed Cosmetologist - Member 3
St. Louis
Term begins: Oct 2, 2009
Term expires: May 1, 2013

Mr. Leo Desjoene' Price
Licensed Barber - Member 1
St. Charles
Term begins: Oct 24, 2014
Term expires: May 1, 2018

Vacant Slot
Licensed Barber - Member 2

Mr. Wayne L. Kindle
Licensed Barber - Member 3
Lees Summit
Term begins: Apr 23, 2008
Term expires: May 1, 2011

Mrs. Linda Marie Bramblett
Licensed Cosmetologist - Any Class
Term begins: Oct 24, 2014
Term expires: May 1, 2017

Mrs. Christie L Rodriguez
Non-Accredited School Owner
Term begins: Feb 5, 2015
Term expires: May 1, 2016

Ms. Lori L. Bossert
Public Member 1
Jefferson City
Term begins: Dec 21, 2011
Term expires: Jul 1, 2013

Vacant Slot
Public Member 2