David Jacoby is a representative of the State of Iowa currently serving his 7th term at Iowa House. The representative was elected in a special election in 2003 after Dick Myers resigned from office. He ran for office in 2006 without running against him and was re-elected with 9,639 votes.
The 30th District Democrat has since served on several committees of Iowa House, including the Personnel Committee, Transportation Committee, State Government Committee, Budget Committee, and Trade Committee, which he currently chairs. He is also a senior member of the Ways and Means Committee.
David Jacoby – Brief Bio
David Jacoby was born in 1956 (date and month unknown) in Marion, Iowa, the son of George and Millie Jacoby. He also grew up in Marion and attended Marion High School. After high school, he enrolled at the University of Northern Iowa where he received his Bachelor of Arts.
Jacoby is a man with so many years of leadership experience. Prior to his election to Iowa House, he served twice on Coralville City Council, where he was responsible for policy development in a high-growth, community-based city. His contribution during his two terms on the City Council has helped the legislature tremendously in understanding the challenges of local government.
He was a former program director for employee initiatives at Kirkwood Community College for 23 years. In 2003, Dave was elected to Iowa State Representative in a special election following the resignation of Dick Myers. He ran for office in 2006 without running against him and was re-elected after receiving a total of 9,639 votes.
Since his election as Iowa representative, David Jacoby has served on several committees and in various capacities, including the Chamber of Commerce, where he served on several committees. He is also a board member of the Youth Leadership Program, a member of the Parents Against Synthetic Drugs, the Victory Riders Association, and many others.
He is now MINT Coordinator at the University of Iowa and also a member of Carpenter’s Local 1260. David is a committed Roman Catholic Christian and attends St. Thomas More Catholic Church.
Besides politics, David Jacoby is also a businessman. He owes a small business – Dave’s Resale, which deals with property sales.
Dave Jacoby is seeking re-election from House 30, which in 2010 includes Coralville, North Liberty, Tiffin, Iowa City, and Penn Township, and stated in his manifesto that his top priority is to help middle-class families and small businesses. To achieve this, he will focus on creating new jobs and balancing the state budget, while maintaining his commitment to students from preschool to higher education.
In February 2018 he announced his intention to seek re-election. The Democrat revealed in a statement that while he is pleased and proud of the work he has already done, there is still so much to do to help Iowa grow again. In particular, he highlighted the need for innovation in schools and also expressed concern about the cost of higher education in the state.
Who Is David Jacoby’s Wife Lynette? – Here Is Everything To Know
David is married to Lynette and together they have two lovely daughters, Ellie and Anna. The couple has lived happily together for over two decades. They have two saving golden retrievers named Shea and Sophia.
Their older daughter Ellie attends Drake University, while their younger daughter Anna attends Iowa City West High School.
David and Lynette are really very private people who have managed to keep their private lives away from the media, so there is not so much information about them in public.
All that is known about David Jacoby’s wife Lynette is that she has a Bachelor of Arts and a Masters in Social Work from the University of Iowa and is also the Director of Social Services for Johnson County.
In 2017, the couple wrote to the editor of Spotlight to support Meghann Foster, who sought to be elected to the open seat on Coralville City Council. In the letter of endorsement, the couple made it clear that they trusted Meghann to ensure that Coralville moves in the right direction and becomes a wonderful, thriving, and vibrant community where all residents have the opportunity to live, learn, work, play and retire.