The DC Barber and Cosmetology Board (Board) is a decision-making body with an administrative support staff to assist in carrying out the daily duties of the Board. The Board is responsible for promulgating rules and regulations on licensing requirements and other issues, establishing fees, deciding disciplinary action against licensees, and setting policy for support staff.
The Board consists of 11 industry or public members of the District of Columbia community who have an interest in serving the barber and cosmetology industry. The 11-member board is appointed by the Mayor of the District of Columbia based on their abilities, experience, and interest in serving the public. It meets the first (1st) Monday of every month (except holidays, then the board meets the following Monday) at 10:00 - 12:00 noon in room 7237 at the DCRA headquarters building at 941 North Capitol Street, NE, Washington, DC, 20002.
Board members perform their appointed duties according to the administrative procedures set by the DC Municipal Regulations (DCMR). There is one professional staff member to assist Board members as administrative support, Vivian Martin, who may be reached on (202) 442-4459.