Dawn directs a program that helps shape and deliver the agency’s voice and message about its complex public service to multiple constituencies, including the general public; the parks, recreation and tourism industries; government and elected officials, and the media.
She serves as a spokeswoman for the agency and publishes the monthly e-newsletter South Carolina Tourism Today, which communicates key metrics on tourism’s impact on the South Carolina economy and general news about SCPRT. She also organizes special media events, public speaking appearances and press conferences.
One of her most recent accomplishments was the development of the agency’s corporate website at www.SCPRT.com, which provides details on the functions of this state government enterprise.
Dawson-House also fills the agency’s ex-officio seat on the South Carolina African American Heritage Commission, where she offers counsel on leveraging the distinguished story of African American heritage to help grow tourism.