Personal Profile

Full Name Linda Koop
Hometown Dallas
Race White
Education M.A., University of Texas at Dallas; B.A., Colorado State University
Spouse: Myron

Representative Koop 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; and Fellow of the University of Texas Law School. Additionally, she is a lifetime member of the Texas PTA.

Linda served on the Dallas City Council from 2005-2013, where she served as Chair of the Transportation and Environment Committee. She represented the City of Dallas at the North Central Texas Council of Governments as President of the Executive Board and Chair of the Regional Transportation Council.

On January 13th, 2015 Linda was sworn in to her first term as State Representative for District 102. As a sophomore in the 85th legislative session, Rep. Koop was appointed to the House Committees on Appropriations, Calendars, and Public Education. She also co-chairs the Dallas Area Legislative Delegation and serves on the policy committee for the Republican Caucus.

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 Richardson and graduated from Berkner High School. Myron and Linda have lived in the district for over 30 years.

Information in this bio was provided by Koop's office.
Last updated: Aug. 28, 2017