Our Staff

Janet Golden, Executive Director

Janet Golden, Executive Director

Janet joined the team at East Side Elders in mid-June 2015 and brought a varied and rich background in non-profit management. Her passion for quality of care and quality of life for our elderly citizens is what drives her to seek out the best resources and the best people to provide care and services.

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Rebecca Nelson, Client Support Manager

Rebecca Nelson, Client Support Manager

Rebecca Nelson joined the East Side Elders team in October 2016. Rebecca’s upbeat personality and comprehensive knowledge of the East Side of Saint Paul serve her well in her position as Client Support Specialist. Whether she’s coordinating a ride, checking in on a senior, or making connections with other organizations, Rebecca’s friendly and professional attitude shines.

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Lennon Sundance, Community Events Coordinator

Lennon Sundance, Community Events Coordinator

Lennon joined East Side Elders in December, 2021. A lifelong educator and community advocate, Lennon has assisted nonprofits in Ramsey County with meeting community needs through education, housing navigation, and employment support. She lives with her partner in a tiny cottage in South Minneapolis with their terribly spoiled pets and fussy, lush garden. She’s excited to bring her enthusiasm, energy, and flair to all events at East Side Elders.

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