Representative Elizabeth (Libby) S. Jacobs View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Party Affiliation: Republican
Assemblies Served:
House: 76 (1995)
77 (1997)
78 (1999)
79 (2001)
80 (2003)
81 (2005) - 82 (2007)
Home County: Polk
Elizabeth (Libby) S. Jacobs
Polk County


Serving seventh term in House.


Community relations director for Principal Financial Group.


Received B.A. in political science from the University of Nebraska and M.P.A. in public management from Drake University.

Memberships and Activities

Member of Blank Children’s Hospital Governing Board, Drake University Board of Trustees, Choose Des Moines Communities Board of Directors, Greater Des Moines Partnership Board of Directors, Operation Downtown Board of Directors, Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Directors, and Plymouth Church. Past chair of Midwestern Legislative Conference of the Council of State Governments and current Executive Committee member. Co-chair of Finance Committee of the Council of State Governments.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1956 in Lincoln, Nebraska. Resides in West Des Moines.

Family Members

Husband Steve and two daughters.