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The Council

The Council is comprised of five members appointed by the Board of Medicine, three are licensed eletrologists who have been actively engaged in the delivery of electrolysis services in this state for a least four consecutive years prior to their appointment and who are not affiliated with an electrolysis school or manufacturer or supplier of electrolysis equipment or supplies. Two consumer members must be residents of this state who have never been licensed electrologists, have no financial interest in the practice of electrology, and are not affiliated with an electrolysis school or manufacturer or supplier of electrolysis equipment or supplies.

Professional Members

Dr. Jolynn Greenhalgh, Chair
Lina Grillo, Vice-Chair
Nilsa Canaveral

Consumer Member

Teresa Ledesma
Vacant

Since this Council serves as a "quasi-judicial" entity on licensure issues, contact with the members may cause the members to be recused from administrative proceedings. Staff will direct inquiries, when appropriate to the full Council for review. All correspondence and inquiries should be directed to the:

Electrolysis Council
4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin #C05
Tallahassee, FL 32399-3255

Board Staff
Allen Hall - Executive Director
Responsibilities: Handles the administration of seven (7) professions, including legislative and budget issues.

Pauline Walker, Regulatory Specialist II - Processes and answers questions regarding electrologist licensure, electrology exam information, electrology facility licensure, 320-hour electrolysis training programs and 30-hour laser hair removal continuing education providers.  Prepares and answers questions regarding Electrolysis Council meeting agendas. 850-245-4373,  x2510

Anna King , Program Operations Administrator - Answers all specific questions regarding laws and rules and licensure renewals. Supervisor for the Electrolysis staff and is available when other staff members are out of the office. (850) 245-4375.