Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

Lori Melchiori, PhD, is the Adult Protective Services (APS) Program Manager for the Department of Social and Health Services/Aging and Disability Services Administration/Home and Community Services Division. 

Ms. Melchiori is entering her seventh year and currently works at revising the APS Washington Administrative Code and program policies and procedures, establishing an APS Abuse Registry.  Ms. Melchiori has worked in the public and private sectors for over 22 years on behalf of elders and persons with disabilities.  In addition to her work with APS, she serves as adjunct faculty at St. Martin’s University.