The Council of the Association is committed to providing strong and effective leadership to the Association in an environment of professionalism, accountability and fairness.
Members of your Council are:
- Ms. Melissa Gallant – president
- Ms. Lynn Smith – vice-president
- Ms. Angela Lockert – secretary/treasurer
- Ms. Sherri Runighan – council member
- Ms. Linda Dixon-Sweeney – council member
- Ms. Shirley MacAusland – council member
- Ms. Shelley Bell – council member
- Mr. Edward Arsenault – council member
- Mr. Blake Caissie – council member
The Prince Edward Island Hairdressers’ Association is incorporated under the laws of the Province of Prince Edward Island. The Association receives its authority from the Hairdressers’ Act. The Association was incorporated in 1959 and has faithfully served the hairdressing profession since that time. The primary areas of responsible are: licensing of hairdressers, inspection of salons, and promotion of the hairdressing profession.
The Association is directed by a nine (9) person Council. Eight (8) Council members are elected by the members of the Association and one (1) Council member is appointed by the Provincial Government. The Council is accountable to the membership of the Association and annually reports to the membership of their activities and stewardship during the previous fiscal year. The fiscal year end is August 31st.
Our current membership totals eight hundred sixteen (816) individuals and two hundred thirty (230) salons. This web site will provide you details on licensing, Act and bylaws, member bulletin board, training schools, council news, current events and happenings. We anticipate you will find this site informative, user friendly, and current. If we do not meet your expectation, please advise us.
Our Council President is Ms. Melissa Gallant, and our Executive Director is Mr. Gerard Dougan.