1974: Appointed to represent the union as a member of the Kentucky Board of Barbering. He was instrumental in amending state law to allow barbers to give permanent waves and use chemical treatments. He worked to improve and formalize the barber licensing board examination and initiated a Kentucky Board of Barbering newsletter. In 1980, he was elected as vice president of the National Association of Barber Boards of America.
He held the position of president of the National Association of Barber Boards of America in 1986. Mr. Record led a successful effort to implement a standardized national barber examination and in 2004 was appointed chairman of the Kentucky Board of Barbering. For his service in barbering, Mr. Record was inducted into the Barber Hall of Fame in 2007.