On April 6, 2006 Governor Christine Gregoire appointed Lauren to the Board to represent the interests of clients of individuals and firms licensed under the Public Accountancy Act. Governor Gregoire reappointed Lauren to the Board on April 12, 2007. Lauren was reapointed to the Board on June 10, 2013 by Governor Jay Inslee.
Lauren is the Chief Credit Officer and CRA Officer with the Commerce Bank of Washington.
Current activities include membership with the Risk Management Association and service with Pioneer Human Services and Kline-Galland Center/Foundation. Lauren previously served on the Board of Directors of the King County Sexual Assault Resource Center.