Paulette Dunn - Upstate Regional Integration Officer

Paulette Dunn joined the South Carolina Department of Veterans' Affairs in October of 2022 as the Upstate Regional Integration Officer.

Paulette is a graduate of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. She has served as Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer in non-profit organizations focused on issues of poverty, homelessness, addiction, housing affordability and food insecurity for more than 25 years. She has been integral in developing coalitions and developing collaborations which exist throughout the sector. 

She most recently worked as the COO for United Housing Connections, the lead agency for the Upstate Continuum of Care, which actively provides assistance to homeless Veterans through the Effective Zero Program. She is the proud daughter of a 20 year Air Force & Navy Veteran.