CREW Land & Water Trust Trustees

The CREW Land & Water Trust’s Board of Trustees includes representatives of businesses, environmental groups, landowners, government agencies and concerned citizens. To learn more, email Brenda Brooks, Executive Director of CREW Land & Water Trust at

Treasurer Doug Machesney (center) and Vice Chairman Brian Farrar

2018 CREW Officers & Executive Committee

  • Chairman Ben NelsonNelson Marine
  • Vice-Chairman Brian Farrar, BCF Management
  • Secretary Rick Barber, Agnoli, Barber, & Brundage & SFWMD
  • Treasurer Doug MachesneyCREW Trust member
  • Ed Carlson, National Audubon Society
  • Donna Fiala, Collier County Commissioner
  • Bill Hammond , Natural Context
  • Ellen Lindblad, Lee County Port Authority
  • Ken Passarella, Passarella & Associates

CREW Trustees

  • Jim Beever, SWFRPC
  • Marisa Carrozzo, Conservancy of SWFL
  • John Cassani, CREW Trust member
  • Desmond Duke, Ecoresolve
  • billY Gunnels, FGCU / Brenda Thomas, FGCU
  • Cullum Hasty, CREW Trust member
  • Mitch Hutchcraft, King Ranch
  • Frank Mann, Board of County Commissions
  • Steve Kissinger, The Immokalee Foundation
  • George Luther, CREW Trust member
  • John Mathes, Mathes Realty & Bonita Springs Utilities
  • Jerry McPherson, Community of Bonita Bay
  • Ray March, Collier Enterprises
  • Bob Rosier, Rosier Insurance
  • Laurel Smith, Gravina, Smith, Matte & Arnold
  • Matt Taylor, EGCSA
  • Tom Taylor, Hole Montes, Inc.
  • Clarence Tears, CREW Trust member
  • Kim Trebatoski Ruiz, EcoPlanz Inc
  • Steve Walker, Lewis, Longman, & Walker, P.A.
  • Mimi Wolok, CREW Trust member