Spotlight on K-12 School/District Campus Safety Director of the Year Finalist Kelli Lotito

Check out some of this Director of the Year finalist’s top accomplishments, as well as a photo gallery of her and her department.

Congratulations to Kelli Lotito, Safety Director at Regis Jesuit High School, for being named one of this year’s K-12 school/district Campus Safety Director of the Year finalists.

Some of her notable achievements include:

  • Obtained funding for body armor for security specialists by working with parents.
  • Partnered with the school’s technology director to bolster cybersecurity, expand the school’s security camera system, as well as upgrade the campus visitor management, notification, and door-locking systems.
  • Established a pre-employment screening program for all armed officers, requiring all candidates to take a fitness-for-duty psychological screening.

View her photos.

Winners of this year’s Director of the Year award will be announced at this summer’s 2024 Campus Safety Conference, taking place in Atlanta, Georgia, July 8-10. For more information and to register, visit

Read about the other K-12 finalists.

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About the Author

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Robin has been covering the security and campus law enforcement industries since 1998 and is a specialist in school, university and hospital security, public safety and emergency management, as well as emerging technologies and systems integration. She joined CS in 2005 and has authored award-winning editorial on campus law enforcement and security funding, officer recruitment and retention, access control, IP video, network integration, event management, crime trends, the Clery Act, Title IX compliance, sexual assault, dating abuse, emergency communications, incident management software and more. Robin has been featured on national and local media outlets and was formerly associate editor for the trade publication Security Sales & Integration. She obtained her undergraduate degree in history from California State University, Long Beach.

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