Meetings

June 16, 2014 “Special Call Board Meeting”

On June 16, 2014 a “Special Call Board Meeting”  started at 12:30 p.m..   The topics for discussion were:  Budget, Personnel Issues and Oral Proceedings Budget:   My best understanding of this topic is that the Boards requested 2014-2015 budget was cut from $892,000.00 to $843,000.00, yes a difference of $49,000.00.  Cynthia Johnson Read More…

Monday June 2, 2014…. Board Meeting

OH BOY WAS THIS A MEETING!!!!!!  Representatives from the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility were present to have a meeting with the Board to discuss why the Board had rejected the last three graduates applications for examination….   The Board made their position very clear that in some cases convicted felons would Read More…

5-19-2014 Telephone Conference

At 6:15 p.m. Monday May 19, 2014 the Mississippi State Board of Cosmetology Board Members held a telephone conference for the purpose to give final approval of the long awaited NEW RULES AND REGULATIONS….. I was present with the new Board Attorney…..  Yes I said new Attorney… This is  the 4th attorney Read More…

Monday March 31, 2014 Board Meeting

At the Boards regular 3-31-14 scheduled Board Meeting concerns were raised about all the overwhelming amount of  student’s submitting FAKE EDUCATION!!!!!  For those of you in the school business who are not requiring your students to present to you an official high school transcript you might want to start that process NOW…..  You Read More…

January 27, 2014 Regular Board Meeting…

During the regular 1/27/2014 State Board of Cosmetology Meeting….  Board Attorney Margarette Meeks announced that this would be her last meeting with the Board of Cosmetology.  She stated that in December she had requested a transfer to another agency and her transfer has come through?????   Well the REIGN of Margarette Meeks has come to Read More…

Special Call Meeting 1-12-2014

Another Special Call Meeting was held Monday 1-12-2014…  This meeting was held for the continuation of the 1-11-2014 Special Call Meeting Agenda:  Today dealt with Rules and Regulation Revisions, RFP Process and NIC Conference….. The Board once again was trying to finalize the rules and regulations….  At todays meeting attorney Read More…

Special Call Meeting 1-11-2014

Cosmetology Board held a SPECIAL CALL meeting Sunday 1-11-2014  for the purpose to discuss BOARD LEGISLATION , RULES AND REGULATION REVISIONS, NIC CONFERENCE, RFP PROCESS!!!!!!!! The first part of the day was spend discussing the things that the Board would like to see changed or updated with the laws that govern Cosmetology…  Read More…

Board Meeting 11/25/13

The first portion, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., of the meeting was spent on Duplicate License Request…..   Practitioners requesting a duplicate copy of their licenses apparently has been a BOOMING business here in Mississippi…  The Board has adopted new rules for this growing practice, one portion of the rules now requires Read More…

9/30/2013 Board Meeting

At the 9/30/13 regular Cosmetology Board meeting it was a packed house.  Due to new rules and regulations concerning duplicate licenses and individual wishing to obtain a duplicate license must make application and appear in person before the Board.  During the in person meeting the Board members will ask you some Read More…

Post-Secondary Recongnition For Your School…..

In June 2013 most school owners starting hearing about the U.S. Department of Education now requiring schools who are licensed by a state agency to provide documentation that it’s state licensing agency validates the schools authority to offer POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION…… All schools are to be considered to offer either Secondary Read More…