Board of Barber Examiners

The Michigan Board of Barber Examiners was created under Article 11 of Public Act 299 of 1980, as amended, to regulate the services of barbers, barber students, barber colleges, barber instructors, student instructors, and barbershops in Michigan. Article 11 defines a barber as a person who shaves or trims the beard of a person; cuts, trims, shampoos, relaxes, curls, permanently waves, dresses, tints, bleaches, colors, arranges, or styles the hair of a person; massages the face and head of a person; or renders personal services of a similar nature customarily done by a barber.
 
The Board consists of 9 members: 6 barbers and 3 public members, each serving 4 year terms.
 
 
 
Contact Information
LARA – Bureau of Professional Licensing
Phone:  (517) 373-8068
FAX:  (517) 241-2389
Web:  www.michigan.gov/bpl
Email:  BPL-BoardSupport@michigan.gov
 
Members
Phillip Smith III, Brooklyn
Barbers
Term expires 9/30/21

Michaela Reardon, Grosse Pointe Woods
General Public
Term expires 9/30/21

Peter Dellissee, Menominee
Barbers
Term expires 9/30/22


Jeffrey Jenson, Traverse City
Barbers
Term expires 9/30/22
 
Arif El-Boukari, Detroit
Barbers
Term expires 9/30/22
 
Grant Thelen, Lansing
General Public
Term expires 9/30/23
 
De'Angelo Smith, Sr.
Barbers
Term expires 9/30/23
 
Pedro Lopez, Livonia
General Public
Term expires 9/30/24

Paul Trowbridge, Lansing
Barbers
Term expires 9/30/24