Dan Koon, Deputy Commissioner, South Carolina Human Affairs Commission (located in Columbia), has been with the organization since 1989. He began working with the Commission as an Investigator. In his current position, he supervisors in the areas of Equal Employment Opportunity, Community Relations, and Technical Services and Training to fulfill the agency’s mission of preventing and eliminating discrimination and promoting harmony among the citizens of SC.. Prior to working with the Commission, he served in the Office of the Governor as Special Assistant for Intergovernmental Relations. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology/ Religion and Philosophy and was awarded the Order of the Palmetto in 1987.