Amanda Thompson recently started working with the Clearwater Community Redevelopment Agency, or CRA, as its Director after a decade of experience with local government and arts sectors.  She was responsible for designing ways to engage the public and decision makers in conversations about how we live together and then implementing a shared vision on how to reach those goals. Amanda feels that downtowns serve as the primary gathering space for residents and visitors and truly showcase the community’s unique character.

Community engagement is one of her primary areas of focus to ensure that stakeholders know that the CRA is listening to what’s important to them.  If you have an idea that you want to share, or you want to send a welcome to Downtown Clearwater message, she can be reached at amanda.thompson@myclearwater.com