Linda Cooper is one of the current Councillors for the Waitakere Ward of Auckland Council. Linda was elected in 2013, having previously served as Councillor at Waitakere City Council between 2004 and 2010.
Linda was educated at Massey High School and has lived most of her life in West Auckland, working and raising her daughters here. Formerly a Registered Nurse, Linda has invested heavily in this community and has been involved in many volunteer and elected roles in West Auckland. She is the President of the Waitakere Licensing Trust, Chairman of Family Action and former Chairman of Hospice West Auckland and the Ranui Action Project.