Kansas Board of Cosmetology

Contact Us

State of Kansas offices will be closed Thursday, November 26th and Friday, November 27th in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Business Hours
Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
714 SW Jackson, Suite 100, Topeka, KS 66603
Phone: (785) 296-3155 | Fax: (785) 296-3002

KBOC OFFICE - No Public Access
Due to COVID-19, the KBOC office access is closed to the public until further notice. Please submit your documents or inquiries via fax, mail, or email. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you. For the latest updates and information related to COVID-19, visit the Kansas Department of Health and Environment’s KDHE COVID-19 Response Page

Front Desk - Kassiah Martin
Direct Line: 785-291-3701

Online renewals

Practitioner Name and Address Changes

Vickie Rodriguez
Direct Line: 785-296-3156

Initial facility licensure for:
Cosmetology, Nail Technology, Esthetics, Electrology, Tanning, and Body Art

Practitioner Paper Renewals for nail technology, esthetics, electrology, and cosmetology

Facility paper renewals for Cosmetology, nail technology, esthetics, electrology, tanning, and body art

Apprentice licensing for nail technology, esthetics, and cosmetology

Duplicate practitioner license

Duplicate facility license

Facility Name and Owner Changes

Angela Stockdale
Direct Line: 785-260-1006

Board Meetings
Felony Applications
Remedial Action
Requests for Hearing

Submit Fine Payment

Michaela Ewing
Licensing Director

Direct Line: 785-213-0583

Licensing Program Management
Continuing Education for Body Art
Body Art practitioner initial licensing and renewal
Body Art trainer and apprentice licensing

Out of State licensure for:
Body art, nail technology, esthetics, and cosmetology practitioners

Cosmetology, nail technology, and esthetics school licensing and renewal

Kathy Moore
Direct Line: 785-296-3582

Board Verification of Licensure

Continuing Education for Instructors
Instructor initial licensing and renewal
Out of State licensure for instructors

Kansas cosmetology, nail technology, electrology and esthetics students:
Initial practitioner licensure
Temporary Permits

Darla Ray
Direct Line: 785-296-2137
Accounts receivable
Accounts payable

Aubrie Pryer
Assistant Director

Direct Line: 785-289-7303

Information Technology/Database Administration
Accounting Management
Agency Budget Management
Personnel Services
Open Records Requests

Disciplinary Actions
Board Hearings

Employment-State of Kansas

Laura Gloeckner
Executive Director

Direct Line: 785-230-3125

Inspection Program Management

To file a complaint please complete the complaint form.
You may email the form
or you may fax or mail the form per the information below.

Kansas Board of Cosmetology
714 SW Jackson, Suite 100
Topeka, Kansas 66603
Fax: (785) 296-3002

State Inspectors

Kathy Samuels
Region 1

Direct Line: 785-224-7534

Eric Lynch - Lead Inspector
Region 4
Direct Line: 785-224-7532

Travis Venn
Region 3

Direct Line: 785-224-7531

Jesse Adams
Region 2
Direct Line: 785-224-7530

Brian Tice
Region 5

Direct Line: 785-230-5048

Inspector Regions Map

Laura Gloeckner, Executive Director

If you are unable to read any of the information contained on this website, please contact the Kansas Board of Cosmetology. We will be happy to assist you.

714 SW Jackson, Jayhawk Walk Building, Suite 100, Topeka, Kansas
Phone: (785) 296-3155 * Fax (785) 296-3002 * Email
Laura Gloeckner, Executive Director