New Members Ian & Eileen Alexander

Eileen Alexander

102_1919Eileen originally from Clydebank attended Craigie College in Ayr to complete teacher training. After this she took up her first post at Ochiltree Primary School and then moved on promotion to Glenburn Primary School Prestwick as Deputy Head Teacher where she taught until retiral.

Eileen is married and lives in Ayr with husband Ian and have two children. Kerr works in marketing for Cambridge University and lives with his wife and recently born son in Stevenage. Kate is a physiotherapist who is married and lives locally and has her own private practice.

Eileen enjoys reading, cooking and travel especially now on visits to Stevenage to visit her grandson. She joined Rotary as she is interested in the projects which improve lives both locally and globally.


Ian Alexander



Ian was born in Stranraer and his parents moved to Kirkoswald to work the dairy at Kirklands Farm. He attended Kirkoswald Primary School and Carrick Academy, Maybole. On leaving school he secured a farm management course at Auchincruive Agriculural College, Ayr

In 1976 Ian joined Strathclyde Police where he served in Divisions throughout Strathclyde, mainly in duties relating to criminal investigation.

Ian retired after 30 years police service. He worked part-time for a local solicitor for five and a half years and now for the last four years classes himself as a Carer’s Assistant working from home (elderly parents!). He is on social media and cites the 4 Cs as his hobbies and passions – curling, cooking, cars and children – hardly a day passes without a post on one of them.

Ian joined the Rotary based on his police and life experiences to give those with less more through the good initiatives promoted both locally and globally.