AACS Board of Directors Re-elected for 2014

By Lauren Salapatek | 11/27/2013 10:21:00 AM


click image to zoomDon Yearwood, president and CEO of Carousel Beauty Colleges & the Spa Institute in Dayton, OH, being sworn in as AACS board president. The American Association of Cosmetology Schools (AACS) members have reelected all board of director incumbents to serve another term. The AACS Board of Director election results were announced during the AACS Annual Convention and Expo in Las Vegas, Nov. 15-18.

Don Yearwood, president and CEO of Carousel Beauty Colleges & the Spa Institute in Dayton, OH, will serve a three-year term as the president of the American Association of Cosmetology Schools (AACS) board of directors. Anthony Civitano, owner, Long Island Beauty Schools, Hair Design Institute and New York Institute of Beauty will serve the board as vice president.

Incumbents who will continue to serve on the AACS board are as follows: Frank Cacciato, Jr., owner, Katherine Frank Creative; Karyn Laitis, vice president – academic and student services, Marinello Schools of Beauty; Lynelle Lynch, president and owner, Bellus Academy; Tam Nguyen, president and owner, Advance Beauty College; and Frank Trieu, director, Evergreen Beauty College. The board of directors extends its thanks to Christine Gordon, AACS past president for her leadership and service over the course of her three year tenure.

Founded in 1924, the American Association of Cosmetology Schools represents more nearly 1,100 member schools across North America as well as curriculum developers, service providers and personal care manufacturers. AACS is committed to elevating the beauty and wellness industry as a premier career choice.

click image to zoom(From left) AACS board members Lynelle L, Karyn L, Frankie C, Tam N. and Frank T. being sworn in. click image to zoom(From left) Lynelle Lynch, Anthony Civitano, and Joe Carretta being sworn in. click image to zoomPast President Christine Gordon delivering her remarks at the conclusion of her tenure.






ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Lauren Salapatek

Lauren Salapatek Lauren Salapatek, Web Editor for Modern Salon | Salon Today | First Chair.

(Previous positions: Associate Editor/E-Newsletter Content Production Manager)

Since January 2010, Lauren has worked for Modern Salon Media covering salon style, product and beauty trends, and business editorial for both print and online content. As of October 2013, Lauren’s role changed to Web Editor—now she manages all online editorial content for modernsalon.com, salontoday.com and firstchair.com. As part of her responsibilities, she creates, edits, organizes and curates content for all Modern Salon Media’s websites; manages the creation and production of all Salon e-newsletters; promotes Modern Salon Media’s digital content via several social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest); and maintains an editorial calendar to keep all Modern Salon Media’s websites timely and current.

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