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2014 Meeting Schedule 

All Board Meetings will be held at University Park Plaza Building in Conference Room A, fourth floor. 
  • January 13, 2014, 8:30am

  • March 24, 2014, 8:30am

  • May 19, 2014, 8:30am

  • July 28, 2014, 8:30am

  • September 22, 2014, 8:30am

  • November 24, 2014, 8:30am

Meetings are subject to change at any time.

Individuals with disability who need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this event please contact, Thora Fisko at 651-201-2820 or through the MN Relay Service at 1-800-627-3529.

Information Pertaining to the Board Meetings

  • A sign-up sheet will be available for the public comments portion of the meeting. To be called to make a comment sign up before the public comment section of the meeting.  The Board will hear your comment but does not take action on public comment items at the meeting. 

  • For action items please complete a petition for rule variance request form or contact the Board office at least 10 days prior to the meeting for your item to be included on the agenda.

Board Appointments:  

  • Board members are appointed by the Governor to four year terms. The board consists of four members: three barbers and one public, non-barber member. There are currently no openings for Barber Board Appointments. 
  • To be appointed to the Board of Barber Examiners barber members must have practiced as registered (master) barbers in Minnesota for at least five years immediately prior to their appointment. To apply for appointment to the Board contact the Minnesota Secretary of State Office website:  Phone:  651-297-5845.  Vacancies are listed in the Open Appointments Press Release as they become available. 

Affirmative Action Plan 2012 - 2014 

Affirmative Action Plan

The office customer service desk is typically open from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday excluding holidays. 

Board Members

Jon Stone-Chair Barber Member
Detroit Lakes
Appointed: January 4, 2010
Reappointed: March 25, 2014
Term Expires: January 1, 2018   

Clarence Jones – Public Member
Minneapolis, MN
Appointed: March 21, 2011
Term Expires: January 5, 2015
James Robinson – Barber Member
Saint Paul
Appointed: February 27, 2012
Term Expires: January 4, 2016
Kenneth Kirkpatrick – Barber Member
Saint Paul
Member 1981 – 2006
Appointed: March 11, 2013
Term Expires: January 2, 2017  



Board Staff

Thora G. Fisko, Ed. S. 
Executive Secretary 
Trevor White 

Donna Maki 
Customer Service