Alden is a 15-year resident of the 24th District of New Britain/Newington. He is married to Julie Russell and they have a son together who attends New Britain public schools. Alden is currently serving his first elected term on the Board of Assessment Appeals. He is a former member of the Commission of Persons with Disabilities. He has volunteered to help people with addiction get recovery and move forward with their lives. Alden is known for his community involvement and helped with many events and programs throughout the city. He looks forward to expanding his involvement throughout the 24th district.