The Staff

Sarah Hall
Sarah Hall: Business Development Manager

Sarah leads the Hillhouse team with energy, commitment and motivation. She has a wealth of experience in managing local and national projects, has been closely involved with Hillhouse for many years and is a former housemother.

Eileen McCluskey
Eileen McCluskey: Project Coordinator

Eileen is the friendly, welcoming face of Hillhouse. She has formed strong partnerships with many support agencies throughout Ayrshire. Her sunny disposition is an asset to the charity and to those who benefit from our service.

Elizabeth Pieroni
Elizabeth Pieroni: Retail Manager

Liz is the face of our retail stores in Kilmarnock.  She manages our clothes store and kids and furniture store. She manages all our volunteers and loves when the shops are busy.  Our stores are very unique and most people even ask if they are charity shops! 

Mairi McGill
Mairi McGill: Retail Administrator

Mairi has been with Hillhouse since 2014 and brings with her over 12 years of experience in the events and hospitality industry. She is responsible for all our volunteer training and induction, Distribution Centre and retail administration and marketing.  Mairi looks after all our social media and asks everyone to 'like' us on Facebook! 


Janette Calderwood
Janette Calderwood: Trustee

I am a proud mother of three grown up children. 

I have worked for 30 years in Administration for the National Health Service, and  joined Hillhouse to give help to the community I live in.  I enjoy running, hillwalking and bagging Munroes!

Josephine McCrossan
Josephine McCrossan: Secretary

Josephine is a retired head teacher and her experience as such is an asset to Hillhouse. Her organisational skills are second to none and are essential to the running of our social enterprise. Josephine is involved in many community groups and a member of two choirs.

Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland
The Moffat Charitable Trust
Scottish Community Foundation
Lottery Funded
Scotmid Co-Operative