Kashan Arnold is a grants management specialist in the Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking (SMART) in the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs. Ms. Arnold manages numerous awards under SMART Office grant programs, including the Adam Walsh Act Implementation Program grants. She also assists with budget and appropriations-related matters pertaining to the programs administered by the SMART Office.
Prior to joining the SMART Office, Ms. Arnold was the staff chief for OJP’s Office of the Chief Financial Officer’s Budget Formulation and Appropriations Division. In this position, Ms. Arnold oversaw and managed OJP’s budget formulation operations and led the critical formulation phases of the budget, including planning, organizing, and reporting on the development and justification of OJP’s agency budget. She also led the formulation of OJP’s drug budget, as required by the Office of National Drug Control Policy.
Ms. Arnold received her B.A. in English literature with a minor in business administration from Howard University. She also has a Certificate of Public Leadership from the Brookings Institution’s Executive Education Fellowship Program.