Linnea Koopmans, Senior Policy Analyst

Linnea is responsible for policy issues related to Medi-Cal and criminal justice. Her work on Medi-Cal focuses on California’s 1915(b) Waiver, county mental health plan implementation of the federal managed care and parity regulations, 1115 Waiver programs, and primary care and behavioral health care integration. She is also the association’s analyst on policies related to criminal justice diversion and re-entry for individuals with behavioral health needs.


Phone: (916) 556-3477 ext. 6018


Previous Employers

Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

University of California Los Angeles

Transition House (Santa Barbara)



University of California Los Angeles, MSW

Westmont College, BA, Sociology


Community Service

Venice Community Housing, Young Professionals Board Member (2013-2015)


CBHDA Committees

Medi-Cal Policy Committee

Criminal Justice Committee