The Florida Sugar Cane League Promotes Jessica Clasby To Palm Beach County Director

Jessica Clasby

The Florida Sugar Cane League recently 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 alumna of Palm Beach Atlantic University, earning her master’s in leadership and bachelor’s in organizational management.

Currently, Clasby serves as president of the Palm Beach Atlantic University Alumni Association Board, vice president of the Palm Beach County Farm Bureau, vice president of the St. Mary’s Medical Center Foundation, and a board member with Executive Women of the Palm Beaches, Leadership Palm Beach County and the South Florida Fair.

Clasby is a graduate of Leadership Palm Beach County’s 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.

The Florida Sugar Cane 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. For more information, visit