The DC Board of Barber and Cosmetology (Board) regulates the practice of barbering and cosmetology while working diligently to raise the standards of practice; ensure quality service; establish accepted codes of ethical behavior, and protects the health, safety and welfare of the citizens and visitors of the District of Columbia by upholding the city’s Barber and Cosmetology laws and regulations. The Barber and Cosmetology license law (pdf) is defined in the Barber and Cosmetology Municipal Regulations, which took effect on May 2001.
The Board consists of eleven members appointed by the Mayor. The Board consist of three (3) barbers, three (3) cosmetologists, threes (3) specialists, all license and practicing for at least three (3) years. There are two (2) members (non-license) representing consumers. Six members of the Board constitute a quorum.
The Board meets on the first Monday of each month at 10:30 a.m. at the DCRA headquarters, located at 1100 4th Street SW, Washington, DC 20024. The Board can be reached by phone: (202) 442-4320 or fax: (202) 698-4329.
Program Support Specialist: Sheldon J. Brown, SheldonJ.Brown@dc.gov
Current Board Members
- Derek Davis – Chair, Barber
- Vera Winfield – Barber
- Dr. Richard DeCarlo – Cosmetologist
- Anwar Saleem – Cosmetologist
- Sharon A. Young – Braider
- 6 vacancies
2013 Meeting Dates:
|January 7||February 4||March 4|
|April 8||May 6||June 3|
|July 1||August - Recess||September 9|
|October 7||November 4||December 2|