Community Involvement

"The overall strength of the region and our communities is important to Plaza Companies."

"Our company and our people recognize this responsibility and Plaza is pleased to provide leadership, volunteerism and philanthropy throughout the communities in which we do business."

— Sharon Harper, President and CEO

Community Involvement

  • Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust, Trustee
  • Greater Phoenix Leadership (GPL), Chairman
  • Proposition 123 Ballot Initiative, Chairman
  • Arizona State University, Trustee
  • Banner Health Foundation, Board of Directors
  • Arizona Community Foundation, Past Board of Directors
  • Counselors of Real Estate, Member
  • Arizona Zanjeros, Member
  • Charter 100, Member
  • Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC), Executive Board, Past Chairman
  • International Leadership Council (GPEC),
 Co-Chair
  • Greater Phoenix Economic Council Healthcare 
Leadership Council
  • Lambda Alpha International
  • Scottsdale Business Development Forum
  • Partnership for a New American Economy, 
Member
  • Scottsdale CEO Forum, Member
  • Arizona Senior Housing Institute Board, Member
  • 2008 John McCain Presidential Campaign 
National Finance Committee Member
  • 2008 Presidential Elector
  • Arizona State University President's Club
  • Brophy College Preparatory-Board of Trustees, 
Past Chairman
  • Luke Air Force Base, Honorary Chairman
  • Healthcare Real Estate Insights Editorial Advisory
 Board, Member
  • Arizona Women's Forum, Member
  • Downtown Strategy Group, Member
  • ASU Women in Philanthropy, Member
  • Ashlyn Dyer Foundation, Board Member
  • Straight Talk America, Founding Board Member
  • National Association of Industrial and Office 
Properties (NAIOP), Past Board of Directors
  • Arizona Attorney General Business Advisory 
Council, Member
  • Urban Land Institute (ULI), Member
  • ASU Dean's Council 100
  • Maricopa Community Colleges, ACE Cabinet
  • UMOM New Day Patron Circle Member
  • Morrison Institute Advisory Committee, Member
  • Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, 
Member
  • Maricopa Partnership for Arts and Culture, 
Member
  • Creighton University, National Alumni Board
  • Arizona's District 11 Republican Precinct 
Committeeman
  • City of Phoenix 2006 Bond Committee, Executive Member
  • City of Phoenix 2005 Salaries Commission, 
Member
  • Essential Fuels Task Force, Governor Appointed
  • Today's Arizona Women, Advisory Board Member
  • Technology Transfer Ballot Campaign, Chairman
  • Arizona's Bioscience Roadmap Steering 
Committee, Member
  • Phoenix Committee on Foreign Relations, Member
  • ASU Masters in Real Estate Development MRED), Advisory Board Member
  • Arizona Governor's Film and Television 
Commission, Member
  • Senior Industries Cluster Co-Founder, Past 
Chairman
  • Sedona Cultural Park, Advisory Board Member
  • Peoria Economic Development Group, Co-
Founder, Past Chairman
  • Governor's Strategic Partnership for Economic 
Development, Governor Symington
  • Governor's Workforce Development Advisory Council Member, Governor Hull
  • Western Maricopa Coalition (WESTMARC), Past 
Executive Board
  • Military Facilities Commission, Governor Appointment, "Arizona First"
  • YMCA, Past Member, Executive Board, Advisory Board
  • West Valley Child's Crisis Center, Cabinet
  • Valley Partnership, Member
  • Commercial One, Member