Linda Koop

Office Sought: Texas State Representative - District 102

Occupation: Retired

Email: Linda@lindakoop.com

Website: Lindakoop.com

Twitter: @LindaKoopHD102

Facebook: http://Facebook.com/LindaKoopForTexas

Biography/Experience:

Linda has supported the community through a long list of Civic and Community service endeavors during the last 30 years. She has served on the DART Board of Directors, McKinney Avenue Transit Authority Board of Directors; Dallas Park and Recreation Board; Fellow of the University of Texas Law School - Center for Policy Dispute; Send-A-Kid to Camp; and as a Mentor for the North Dallas Chamber's Young Professionals Program. Additionally, she is a lifetime member of the Texas PTA. As a PTA President her local PTA received State and National Awards for Excellence. Linda served on the Dallas City Council from 2005-2013 On January 13th 2014 Linda was sworn in to her first term as State Representative.

Linda has a Master's Degree in International Management Studies from the University of Texas at Dallas where she graduated with honors. She received her Bachelor's Degree from Colorado State University, and additionally attended Temple University in Rome, Italy.

Linda has been married to her husband Myron for 40 years. They have 2 adult sons that were raised in Dallas and graduated from Richardson Berkner High School. Myron and Linda have lived in the district for over 30 years.