Judy Ranan has been the Executive Director of StandUp For Kids since January 2009. Her responsibilities include managing the activities of the LA program and the leadership team. Ranan assists with fundraising events, outreach, PR and marketing, establishes new partnerships with other nonprofits and maintains relationships with ongoing partners. Ranan and Alison Hurst, Venice Outreach Director, organize volunteers to cook and serve dinner to approximately 45 homeless and street kids every Wednesday night. She is currently researching the means to open an outreach center in 2010.