PBA encourages industry professionals to join PBA and take an active role in the association. Elections will be held in 2014 for two Advisory Council seats in each membership section for the 2014-2016 term. To apply for the Advisory Council, please complete the online application foundĀ here. The application deadline is February 28, 2014.

The Advisory Councils are structured as to enable each council member to maximize their collective insight and know-how to the full advantage of the membership and the association as a whole.



Beauty Professional / NCA Council


Graciela Santiler-Nowik
Hair Base Salon & Spa
Chicago, IL

Beth Hickey
Spa Specialties Representatives
Arlington, TX

Marcia Bird
Raritan Valley Community College
Bridgewater, NJ

Mark Goodman
The Hair Designers
Hilton Head Island, SC

Sandi Holland
Head Liners Salon & Spa
Elizabethtown, KY

Peggy Sue Schmoldt
Academy of Cosmetology Arts, LLC
Denver, CO



Distributor Council


Edwin Neill III
Neill Corp
Hammond, LA

Paul Gauvin
WS Beauty Supply
Fitchburg, MA

Cynthia Heisser
Ultimate Beauty Companies
Huntington Park, CA

Brandon Ranney
Creative Salon Concepts
Quakertown, PA

Renee Shakour
Interiors by RG Shakour
Westboro, MA

Karl Sweis
Torrance, CA



Manufacturer Council


Harlan Kirschner
Kirschner Group
Valencia, CA

Kevin Barrett
Fromm International
Mt. Prospect, IL

Reuben Carranza
P&G Salon Professional
Woodland Hills, CA

Scott Hagstrom
Helen of Troy
El Paso, TX

Michael Riley
Scruples Professional Salon Products Inc.
Lakeville, MN

Colin Walsh
Matrix USA
New York, NY



Salon/Spa Council


Oliver Steinnagel
Oliver’s Hair Salon
Overland Park, KS

Scott Buchanan
Scott J Salon & Spa
New York, NY

Bonnie Conte
Avalon Salon and Day Spa
Deer Park, IL

Tiffany Conway
CoCo Cheveux Salon
Portland, ME

Rowena Yeager
Studio Wish
Twinsburg, OH

Holly Zapata
K Charles and Company Salons
San Antonio, TX