|Member of the Illinois House of Representatives
from the 103rd district
|Preceded by||Rick Winkel|
|Champaign County Recorder of Deeds|
December 1984 – December 1996
|Preceded by||Wilma Maloch|
|Succeeded by||Barbara Frasca|
|Alma mater||University of Illinois|
|Profession||Full Time Legislator|
Naomi D. Jakobsson is a Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives, who has represented the 103rd District since 2003. The 103rd District encompasses Urbana, and Champaign Illinois.
Early life 
Jakobsson earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1977 and went on to earn her Master's Degree in Teaching English as a Second Language in December 1979 from the same institution. From 1979 to 1984 she worked as an English as a Second Language teacher for the Urbana School District.
Public service 
Jakobsson began her public career in 1984, when she was elected Champaign County Recorder of Deeds. She would serve as Champaign County Recorder of Deeds from 1984 to 1996. From 1996 to 1998 she served as the Executive Director of A Woman's Fund, a domestic violence shelter, and from 1999 to 2002 she worked for the University YMCA and the University YWCA first as Development Officer and then as Executive Director. As of 2002 Jakobsson served on the board of the Illinois Children's Home and Aid Society, as the Urbana Human Relations Commissioner, and on the board of the Champaign County Habitat for Humanity.
State Representative 
Naomi was elected to represent the 103rd District in 2002. Jakobsson Chairs the House Human Services Committee. Additionally, she serves on the House Committees for Higher Education, Adoption Reform, Appropriations - Elementary and Secondary Education, and Appropriations - Higher Education. As a legislator Naomi has been active in sponsoring and supporting legislation that concerns the University of Illinois, the environment, and women's health. She voted against HB 148.
Personal life 
Naomi is married and is the mother of eight children.
- Illinois General Assembly - Representative Naomi D. Jakobsson (D) 103rd District official IL House website
- Project Vote Smart - Representative Naomi D. Jakobsson (IL) profile
- Follow the Money - Naomi D. Jakobsson
- Illinois House Democrats - Naomi D. Jakobsson profile
- Naomi Jakobsson campaign site campaign site
- Illinois House District #103 Map
- Naomi's Background
- Illinois House Democrats Naomi Jakobsson Homepage
- Illinois House Democrats List of Committees
- Illinois House Democrats List of Sponsored Bills