She received her Bachelor in political science from the University of Nebraska and her Master of Public Administration from Drake University.
She served in the Iowa House of Representatives from 1995 to 2009. Jacobs served on several committees in the Iowa House - the Commerce committee. The Judiciary committee.
The State Government committee.
And the Ways and Means committee. Her political experience includes serving as majority whip in the Iowa House.
Jacobs was re-elected in 2006 with 7,849 votes, running unopposed. Prior to her career in politics, Jacobs was president of a consulting firm called The Jacobs Group, Limited Liability Company. She also spent some time in the telecommunications, non-profit, and financial services industries.
They reside in West Des Moines.
Republican Party of Iowa, Republican Party.
Board member Drake University, Blank Children's Hospital. Co-chair Downtown Community Alliance. Past chair Midwestern Legislation Conference.
Board member Choose Des Moines Communities, Greater Des Moines Partnership, Greater Des Moines Convenient Visiting Bureau. Member of Philanthropic and Educational Organization.
Married Steven G. Jacobs.