Our Staff

Judy Kasey Houlette, Executive Director

Executive Director Judy Kasey Houlette holds a MA with a double major in Community Counseling and Applied Gerontology from Ball State University. A breast cancer survivor, Judy also received training in psychosocial oncology as part of her degree program. Judy has been a member of CARRA (Consumer Advocates in Cancer Research and Related Activities) since 2005, and has served as a human subjects advocate and reviewer for various programs sponsored by the National Cancer Institute since 2004. Judy is also a member of the Network Cancer Committee of Norton Cancer Care and served as a member of the Institutional Review Board at Baptist Hospital East from 2000 to 2003. Her life is deeply enriched by the cancer survivors and co-survivors with whom she works daily. Judy resides in Louisville with her husband, Forrest and their "owners," three cats. When not at the FFL office, you may find Judy in her garden or art studio.


Nicole Wiseman, Assistant Director

Assistant Director Nicole Guffey Wiseman received a Masters in Public Administration with concentration on Non-Profit Management from the University of Louisville. In addition to her position at FFL, Nicole serves as a PRN crisis phone counselor at Seven Counties Services. She has also worked and volunteered with several local non-profits including ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Hospital, St. Joseph Children’s Home, Dress for Success, Kosair Children’s Hospital, the American Cancer Society, and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, playing piano, and is working on honing her cooking skills.