Green Festival Speakers

Frances Canonizado



Frances Canonizado joined the Alliance for the Great Lakes in 2007. As Outreach Manager her responsibilities include building constituent engagement through electronic communications and social media; she is part of the Alliance's outreach/communications/marketing team and works closely with the Alliance’s Adopt-a-Beach™ program. Frances has a master's degree in environmental science from the University of the Philippines, with a focus on stakeholder involvement in environmental policymaking. She has worked in both academia and the environmental non-profit sector in Chicago. Frances and her husband, Dennis, have lived in Chicago's Logan Square Neighborhood since 2004. Enjoying the beauty of Lake Michigan has always been part of their lives -- now more than ever since the birth of their daughter, Alyssa, who loves to play along the shore.