Jacob has both his Bachelor's and Master's degrees from the University of Houston. He has worked for several St. Louis-based companies including McDonnell-Douglas and Emerson. He is married with children and semi-retired.
- See also: Parkway Schools elections (2014)
As of February 12, 2014, Jacob has not filed a campaign finance report with the Missouri Ethics Commission.
As of February 12, 2014, Jacob has not received an endorsement in this election.
|Parkway Board of Education, At-large, 3-year term, April 5, 2011, 2011|
|Source: General Municipal Election, "St. Louis County, Missouri," accessed February 13, 2014|
What's at stake?
Three seats on the Parkway Schools school board are up for general election on April 8, 2014. Two incumbents, Chris Jacob and Dee Morgerman, will challenge three newcomers — Deborah Hopper, Tim Sauer and Wade R. Wieser — for the three available seats. Incumbent Bruce Major did not file for re-election.
About the districtSt. Louis County, Missouri. The county seat of St. Louis County is Clayton. The county's population was 221,939 according to the 2010 U.S. Census.
St. Louis County outperforms the rest of Missouri in terms of higher education attainment, median income and poverty rate. The 2010 U.S. Census found that 39.8% of St. Louis County residents over 25 years old held undergraduate degrees compared to a 25.8% rate for the state of Missouri. St. Louis County had a median income of $58,485 in 2010 compared to $47,333 for Missouri. The poverty rate for St. Louis County was 8.3% in 2010 compared to a 10.5% rate for the rest of the state.
|Racial Demographics, 2010|
|Race||St. Louis County (%)||Missouri (%)|
|Black or African American||23.6||11.6|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||0.2||0.5|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander||0.1||0.1|
|Two or More Races||1.8||2.1|
|Hispanic or Latino||2.7||3.5|
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|2014 Parkway Schools Elections|
|St. Louis County, Missouri|
|Election date:||April 8, 2014|
|Candidates:||At-large: Deborah Hopper • Incumbent, Chris Jacob • Incumbent, Dee Morgerman • Tim Sauer • Wade R. Wieser|
|Important information:||What's at stake? • Key deadlines • Additional elections on the ballot|