Blanche holds a Bachelor or Arts Degree from University of Prince Edward Island, a BSW from University of Windsor, and an MSW from Memorial University. She worked in Child Protection for 6 yrs, and with the PEI Alzheimer's Society for 12 years, and has worked the past 3 years with the PEI Palliative Care program. She was a member of the PEI ASW Professional Development Committee for over 3 years and also served a term as Secretary of the PEI ASW. The PEIASW is pleased to have her returning as a member of the Executive Committee in the role of Treasurer. She enjoys running and being active, and has been active in the Girl Guide organization, and her local community council.