Lori Delagrammatikas, Executive Director, National Adult Protective Services Association (NAPSA)
Lori Delagrammatikas, MSW, is the current Executive Director of the National Adult Protective Services Association (NAPSA). She has worked in the field of elder and dependent adult abuse for 20 years, starting as a program specialist in Riverside County, California in 1999.
In 2005, Lori began working at the San Diego State University providing Adult Protective Services (APS) training statewide and is credited with the systematic development of what have become the 23 APS core competency training modules used nationally under the auspices NAPSA.
In 2015, Lori was appointed by Governor Jerry Brown to be the leading APS government official for the State of California. In that role, she has responsibility for statewide data collection, APS training contracts and the promulgation of APS regulations. In addition, she is the liaison between the state of California and the federal government and between the state and the individual counties that are tasked with administrating the APS program in California
Lori became NAPSA’s executive director in January of 2019. NAPSA is the only national association to representing the needs of Adult Protective Services programs and staff. In this role, Lori is responsible for providing national advocacy, training and technical assistance for NAPSA’s members.