Our October Advocacy Team Committee meeting will host State Representative Linda Koop on public school policy and financing at the state level ahead of the 86th Legislature. Rep. Koop is a member of the Texas House Public Education Committee, the powerful Appropriations and Calendars committees, and the Appropriations Subcommittee on Article III (Education).
Texas State Representative Linda Koop, District 102 (R-Dallas)
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 Richardson and graduated from Berkner High School. Myron and Linda have lived in the district for over 30 years.