Lauren Murdoch was born in California but grew up and graduated from law school in Texas. Blackfoot became her home in 2000. She joined the board in 2002 after accepting a role in Steel Magnolias. Presently, she serves as Secretary on the board. In her professional life, Lauren is a staff attorney for the 7th Judicial District Court and a volunteer “We the People” mentor for Blackfoot High School. She is married to Dr. Matt Mudoch and they have two children.