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7/22/2022 General
Florida Sugar Cane League Promotes

Florida Sugar Cane League Promotes Jessica Clasby to
Palm Beach County Director

West Palm Beach, FL – Today, the Florida Sugar Cane League announced that Jessica Clasby has been promoted to Palm Beach County Director. Clasby’s new responsibilities include managing all of the league’s regional outreach efforts, public education and tours of the South Florida farming region.
“Since coming to the Florida Sugar Cane League, Jessica has demonstrated a tremendous passion for local farming and an excitement for educating members of the public about sugarcane and vegetable farming in South Florida, and for this reason, she is a natural fit to lead our community outreach team,” said Ryan Weston, Chief Executive Officer of the Florida Sugar Cane League. “With our farmers set to begin another harvest this fall, we look forward to continuing our public engagement efforts with Jessica at the helm.”
Additionally, Clasby was recently named to the South Florida Fair Board of Directors. In this role, she will provide input on all matters related to the South Florida Fair, which brings together many different parts of South Florida’s agriculture community.
Prior to joining the Florida Sugar Cane League in 2018, Clasby owned her own business and held leadership positions in Palm Beach County service organizations. She is a double alumnus of Palm Beach Atlantic University, earning her master’s in leadership and bachelor's in organizational management. Currently, Jessica serves as President of the Palm Beach Atlantic University Alumni Association Board, Vice President of Palm Beach County Farm Bureau, Vice President for St. Mary’s Medical Center Foundation, Board member for Executive Women of the Palm Beaches, Leadership Palm Beach County, and the South Florida Fair.  Jessica is a graduate of Leadership Palm Beach County Class of 2020, Boca Leadership Class of 2021, and is very active in numerous chambers and philanthropic organizations. She is a member of the current Leadership Florida Cornerstone Class 40.
About the Florida Sugar Cane League
The League was founded in 1964 by George Wedgworth and a group of South Florida farmers. Today, the league has offices in Washington, D.C. and South Florida, employing scientists, government affairs professionals, and a community outreach team, representing the industry in front of you. For more information, please visit www.farmersgrowourfood.org