Cosmetology Examining Board

The Cosmetology Examining Board is created in Wis. Stat. § 15.405(17) and has authority as outlined in Wis. Stat. Ch. 454.

Contact: Christian Albouras, Executive Director

Update: One-Hour Course Review

Pursuant to 2017 Wisconsin Act 81, all one-hour courses for endorsement applicants on Wisconsin Statutes and Administrative Code relating to the practice of Cosmetology should be submitted for review to


The members of the Cosmetology Examining Board are appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Legislature to serve 4-year terms. The Board consists of four members who are licensed aestheticians or cosmetologists, one licensed electrologist member, one private school of cosmetology representative member, one public school of cosmetology representative member, and two public members.

MemberOfficerMember TypeTerm Expiration
McNally, Vicky L.ChairpersonCosmetologist/Aesthetician Member7/1/2020
​Halverson, Georgianna​Private School Member​7/1/2023
Lee, Kristin N.
Cosmetologist/Aesthetician Member7/1/2023
Vacant​Cosmetologist/Aesthetician Member
​Cosmetologist/Aesthetician Member
​Electrologist Member
​Public Member
​Public Member
Vacant​Public School Member​​

*Board members whose terms have expired may continue to serve until their successor is confirmed by the Senate.


As many of you may already know, Governor Walker recently signed into law 2017 Wisconsin Act 81 and 2017 Wisconsin Act 82, which took effect November 29, 2017.  Please refer to the links below for statutory changes related to the cosmetology and barbering professions.


Last updated: 5/29/2019