Please be assured that CRA staff is committed to caring for your health and well-being during this time. As a result of the COVID-19 event and we are practicing social distancing and are conducting business via email, phone calls and video conferences. We are asking that you help us by reaching out to us by email or phone: Bayshore Main Office Line: (239) 252-8844. Please see our contact information below for staff contacts. 


Debrah Forester, Bayshore and Immokalee CRA Director

Debrah Forester, CRA Director

Debrah Forester, CRA Director, joined the Collier County team in July 2017 as the Collier County Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) Director, overseeing the the Bayshore Gateway Triangle CRA. Debrah is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) and is certified as a Redevelopment Administrator by Florida Redevelopment Association. Ms. Forester has over 25 years of experience in redevelopment, economic development and comprehensive planning. Debrah previously worked in Collier County from 1995 to 2001 and facilitated the creation of the Collier County CRA. Debrah has a Masters Degree in Regional Planning from University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

Please email me at:
Phone: (Bayshore Office) 239-252-8846

Cristina Perez, CRA Operations Manager

Cristina joined the Collier County team in July 2022 to manage the implementation of the Bayshore Gateway Triangle Community Redevelopment Plan. Cristina has been employed by Collier County since January 2003 and has advanced from Customer Service Specialist to Code Enforcement Senior Supervisor.  Cristina holds several certifications including Public Manager, Public Supervisor, and Florida Association of Code Enforcement as well as extensive training in emergency response.
Phone: (Bayshore Office) 239-252-8847

Tami Scott, Bayshore CRA Project Manager

Tami Scott, CRA Project Manager


Tami Scott, joined the Bayshore Gateway Triangle CRA team in 2017. Tami’s primary role is to manage and facilitate construction projects within BGTCRA such as the completion of the Karen Drive Storm Water Project, Fire Suppression Phase I, II and III projects and the Thomasson Drive streetscape project that includes a roundabout. Tami has 25 plus years’ experience in construction, design and project management. She has worked on varies construction projects with architectural firms in New England, Hawaii and Cayman Islands. Tami is a member of the American Institute of Architects, Royal Institute of British Architects, American Institute of Building Designers and is a licensed contractor.

Please email me at:
Phone: (Bayshore Office) (239) 252-8845