The State Board of Barbers licenses and regulates individuals who practice the
trade of barbering in the State of Maryland, and establishes health and safety standards for the
operation of barber shops and trade schools.
We encourage you to report, in writing, any unlicensed activities. We need your
help to ensure professionalism in the fields of barbering and cosmetology.
Lawrence Avara, President, Industry Member
Derick L. Ausby, Sr., Secretary, Industry Member
Marvin T. Lee, Treasurer, Industry Member,
Alberta H. Fisher, Industry Member
Phillip S. Mazza, Industry Member
Guy Eugene Flynn, Esquire, Consumer Member
Vacant, Consumer Member
Please note as of June 1, 2015, the examination services has changed to
Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) 09.16.01.01 B requires all licensees and registrants to affix a current
picture to their licenses. Failure to comply may result in disciplinary actions.
Caution: Business Occupations and Professional Article
Section 4-605, Annotated
Code of Maryland provides that you must be affiliated with a licensed salon or licensed barbershop to perform
Regular business meetings of the State Board of Barbers
are scheduled on a quarterly basis on the second Monday
of the month - DLLR calendar.
Please be advised that the regular business of the public meeting scheduled on September 12, 2016 will start approximately one hour later following a board training session.
Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation
Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing
State Board of Barbers
500 N. Calvert Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21202-3651
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