Kana Enomoto Honored for Public Service, Leadership
SAMHSA’s Kana Enomoto, M.A., Principal Senior Advisor to the Administrator, recently received the highly prestigious Arthur S. Flemming Award for 2010.
This national award, established in 1948, recognizes outstanding individuals in Government.
SAMHSA’s Kana Enomoto in a mother/daughter moment at the awards ceremony.
Ms. Enomoto has served SAMHSA for more than a decade. Her award citation recognizes her as “a versatile, innovative, and thoughtful Federal leader with expertise spanning policy, program, and administration.” Prior to her current position, Ms. Enomoto served as Acting Deputy Administrator. During that time, she led efforts to improve Agency operations, human capital management, and myriad management processes.
Ms. Enomoto’s background is in clinical psychology with a focus on research and work with ethnic minority populations. She helped develop the seminal 2001 Surgeon General’s Report on Mental Health: Culture, Race, and Ethnicity.