BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Jacqi Beck
President
Term Expires 2018

 
Andrea Nutting
President-elect
Term Expires 2018


Angi Cook

Secretary/Treasurer
Term Expires 2017

Jacqi Beck has been in the beauty industry for over ten years with both a salon manager license and instructor license. She also holds an A.A.S. in Business. Jacqi is currently a freelance makeup artist, freelance educator and a stylist for Great Clips. She has been instrumental in
preparing and teaching safety and sanitation courses for the MNSSPA, both for compliance classes and relicensure classes. Jacqi developed the MNSSPA 38-hour Instructor course and is the instructor for it.
Andrea Nutting is a cosmetologist in Blaine as well as a sugar educator in the Midwest for Sugar It!. Angi Cook, a graduate from Empire Beauty School, currently runs her own salon in Burnsville. Previously she worked at a men's-only salon where she perfected multiple trendy men’s cuts.

Jodi Heim
Director
Term Expires 2017

 
Amber Peterson
Director
Term Expires 2018

 

 

 

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Amanda Eng

Director
Term Expires 2017

Jodi Heim has been in the cosmetology industry for over twenty years and continues to be as excited and passionate about the beauty industry as she was from the beginning. She has a B.A., is licensed as an instructor and currently teaches at MN State College SE Tech in Winona. FOCUS: To collaborate with other professionals, offer guidance and to be a part of a respected group of individuals who are passionate about education and building up others.

Amber (Budd) Peterson is a Licensed Esthetician Manager, Master Makeup Artist and Wax Expert. She is the CEO of Amber Budd Atelier in Burnsville, and is pursuing her A.S. in Business and Marketing. GOAL: To increase the availability of advanced education opportunities and the professionalism of the industry.

 

 
Marie LaBreche
Director
Term Expires 2017

 
Carla Simpson
Director
Term Expires 2018

 
Becky Harhaj
Director
Term Expires 2018

Marie LaBreche has been a licensed cosmetologist for 10 years and currently rents a suite at Sola Salons in Blaine. She is also a substitute instructor at Empire Beauty School in Spring Lake Park. Marie has been a long-time member of MNSSPA and finds great value in the Association. GOAL: To give back in any way she can.

Carla Simpson has been in the beauty industry for over twenty years and has experience working for a manufacturer, a cosmetology school chain, franchises, value-priced and high end salons. She is currently the Regional Director for Fantastic Sams in Minnesota. GOAL: To build bridges to get everyone working together in this industry.

 

Becky Harhaj has been a licensed cosmetologist for 14 years with a lifelong passion for the beauty industry. She believes that education is a vital part of being a stylist and it is the core of what makes our industry remarkable. Not only does she get to educate behind the chair but also in the classroom working with students. FOCUS: Education for students, professionals and instructors