CREW Trust Staff

Robert (Bob) Lucius is a retired U.S. Marine who joined the CREW Land & Water Trust after a long and varied career in government, academia and the nonprofit sector in the United States and abroad. Since relocating to SWFL, Bob has taught sustainability courses at Florida Gulf Coast University. He is a graduate of Norwich University, National University, the Naval Postgraduate School, George Washington University and Fielding Graduate University, where he received his Ph.D. in Organizational Development & Change. Bob and his wife Casey have a son and several rescue cats who fill their lives with affection and occasional terror. Contact Bob at

Julie Motkowicz joined the CREW Trust staff in October 2020. She is a graduate of Florida Gulf Coast University where she earned a B.A. in Environmental Studies. In pursuit of a more sustainable future, she has been involved in agroforestry, conservation, and environmental education throughout her student career, working for places such as Naples Botanical Garden and FGCU Food Forest. She loves biking, geeking out over plants, and teaching the community about the importance of our environment here in SWFL. Contact Julie at

Allison Vincent is the Communications Director for CREW Land & Water Trust. Prior to joining the staff in 2019, Allison was the Communications Director for Super Science and Amazing Art, an educational entertainment company in SWFL. She has a B.A. in anthropology with a focus in archaeology from the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida. Contact Allison at

Angel Kelley joins the CREW staff in 2022 as our part-time Environmental Educator. She began as a CREW Trust intern and quickly became passionate about environmental education. Angel is currently a Florida Gulf Coast University student studying Psychology and Environmental Education and serves as the Vice President of the Ornithology Club at FGCU. Angel enjoys spending her time in nature, photographing wildlife, birding and learning. Contact Angel at

Paola Rivera has joined the CREW Trust as our latest intern this 2022. She is a proud Puerto Rico native who transferred to Florida Gulf Coast University to work towards a B.A. in Environmental Studies. She is particularly interested in herbology and water management and aspires to educate the youth community to spread important knowledge that will further improve our environment. She loves hiking, painting, skating, and learning about plants and their cool properties. Feel free to contact her with any questions at

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