Artesia, New Mexico
Board Member: 2017 to present
Civic and Volunteer Activities:
Boy Scouts of America – Local Troop
First United Methodist Church of Artesia – Investment Committee
Artesia Downtown Lions Club
New Mexico Dental Association
Eastern New Mexico Dental Association – Past President
Kay Younggren ‘02 completed her Bachelor of Science at McMurry University before earning her Doctor of Dental Surgery from Baylor College of Dentistry, Texas A&M Health Science Center in 2006. In 2008, she bought a dental practice in her hometown of Artesia, New Mexico. After building a new facility for her practice, Sidekick Dental Magazine featured the facility in 2017.
Younggren has been an active member of the American Dental Association, including serving on the New Mexico Dental Association Board and serving as the Eastern New Mexico Dental Association president. She received and completed a fellowship in implantology with the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. McMurry honored her in 2011 with the Spirit of McMurry Award.
Younggren is married to Christopher Lauderman, an attorney with the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.