Utica has lived in Raleigh for over 25 years. She attended SUNY-Empire State College and majored in Family/Human Services. She has affordable housing, criminal justice, real estate, non-profit, and human services experience. She has volunteered with several non-profit organizations in the community either as a volunteer, board member, or assistant executive director. Her passion is helping others and giving back to individuals in her community.
An inherently homebound individual, Blanca finds solace in the company of beloved dogs, two betta fish, and a cherished turtle. With a passion for exploration, Blanca is particularly drawn to the tranquility of mountainous landscapes.
Blanca boasts a rich and varied career, having navigated roles in social media content and management, finance directing, and delivering impactful presentations for non-profits and donors. This diverse professional journey reflects her adaptability and proficiency in various domains.
Beyond the professional realm, Blanca dedicates her spare time to meaningful volunteer work, deriving immense joy from contributing to the betterment of the world. She aspires to make a positive difference in the lives of others, embodying the spirit of altruism and community engagement.