IACS Committees

Committee At Work

IACS has four standing committees:

Membership: “The mission of the membership committee is to explore ways to expand member services for sustainability; and to seek member feedback in an effort to create a stronger feeling of community within the industry.”

Communications: “The work of the Communications Committee is focused on the creation, development and execution of various communication vehicles to generate interest in cosmetology as a career in Illinois, as well as help to deliver a consistent message to the industry of the value-added benefits to being an IACS member.”

Legislative: “The work of the Legislative committee is to maintain consistent visibility with elected officials on all issues important to this industry and support continued dialogue with regulators for enhancement of the Barber, Cosmetology, Esthetics, and Nail Technology Act.”

Education: “The IACS Education Committee believes that education of teachers, as well as owner based programming remains a primary function of IACS and is central to IACS’s mission to its members.”

Membership Committee

Mission:
The mission of the membership committee is to explore ways to expand member services for sustainability; and to seek member feedback in an effort to create a stronger feeling of community within the industry.

Committee Members:

  • Robert Passage
  • Tricia Seil

Communiciations Committee

Mission:
The work of the Communications Committee is focused on the creation, development and execution of various communication vehicles to generate interest in cosmetology as a career in Illinois, as well as help to deliver a consistent message to the industry of the value-added benefits to being an IACS member.

Committee Members

  • Jamie Kauffman, Chairman

Legislative Committee

Mission:
The work of the Legislative committee is to maintain consistent visibility with elected officials on all issues important to this industry and support continued dialogue with regulators for enhancement of the Barber, Cosmetology, Esthetics, and Nail Technology Act.

Committee Members

  • Tricia Seil, Chairman
  • John Amico Jr
  • Robert Passage
  • Ross Bravo

Education Committee

Mission:
The IACS Education Committee believes that education of teachers, as well as owner based programming remains a primary function of IACS and is central to IACS’s mission to its members.

Committee Members

Get Involved – Volunteer

Committee involvement is more than “death by meeting,”* as one my think. It is an opportunity to put to use your professional experience in a constructive venue top by contributing to the future of cosmetology education and the professional standing of beauty schools. Your input in directing legislative initiatives or program development or membership involvement will be vital to the growth of IACS. Be a 20% and join a committee today.

*Death by Meeting, written by Patrick Lencioni