The board is open the following days of the week and times. (After hours, board staff will still be working, but the office will be closed to the public, and we will not be available by phone.) Please see our schedule of state holidays for office closures. Also, on exams days, we may not be able to respond immediately to phone calls. You can send us an email or leave a voice mail, and we'll return your call as soon as possible.
Monday to Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, closed
Please do not contact board members directly. Instead, please send your request to the board staff.
Don Beal, Chairman
Sherod Holloway, Vice Chairman
Carolyn Q. Coleman
Michael T. Swinney
David L. Williams
The office staff administers the agency and handles applications, exams, licensing, finances, and other support functions. Below is a list of the office staff, along with some of their responsibilities. To contact the board staff, please click here for general contact information. We'll make sure your request gets to the right person.
Carolyn Davis, Administrative Assistant, firstname.lastname@example.org or (919) 814-0642
Scheduling and applying for exams
Permission to work
Letters of certification
Deirdre Hopkins, Administrative Assistant (Licensing and Accounts Receivable), email@example.com or (919) 814-0643
Shop applications (see the contact information for the inspectors below)
Out-of-state applicants (reciprocity)
Dennis Seavers, Executive Director, firstname.lastname@example.org or (919) 814-0641
Public-records requests and media contact
Budget and finances
Inspectors are responsible for conducting routine shop inspections (randomly selected shops), opening new shops, and conducting investigations. Inspectors also assist with school audits and inspections. Finally, inspectors administer board examinations for applicants for apprentice and registered barbers and barber instructors.