Auction Co-Chairs

Sabrina Espinoza

Sabrina Espinoza joined the EHS family in 2017. She and her husband, Leo, have three children: Brianna ’21, Sophia, and Zaden, both who are in elementary and middle school at AOS. At Episcopal, Sabrina has served as Auction Section Leader, Chair of the Care Committee, and as a Cookie Mom. Within the Houston community, she has served in many leadership roles at both AOS and First Presbyterian Church. In addition, she volunteers with HARC (Houston Aphasia Recovery Center), the Junior League, Girl Scouts, National Charity League, the Children’s Museum, Houston Food Bank, Nehemiah Center, Main Street Ministries, Kids Meals, and Small Steps. Prior to being a full-time stay at home mom and volunteer, she was a HR/Recruiting Manager for Accenture. In her free time she loves being with her family and soaking in the blessings that come from being a wife, mom, daughter, sister, and aunt. She also enjoys traveling, photography, snow skiing, mountain biking, and great laughter with friends.

Patricia Hammond

Patricia Hammond is the proud mom of Carolyn ‘19 and Margaret ‘22. Throughout her time at EHS, she has served in a variety of volunteer roles including Convent Desk Coordinator, Annual Fund Committeeman, Grade Level Representative, Concessions Chair, Homecoming Chair, Silent Auction Chair, Cookie Mom, Mentor Mom, and YEES Committee Member. In the Houston community, Patricia is involved in National Charity League and St. Luke’s Methodist Church, and has held numerous volunteer roles at AOS, including Gala Chair, Decorations Chairs, Team Parent, and Annual Fund Committee Member. Before the days of chasing kids, she worked exclusively in nonprofits, directing marketing and public relations efforts. Patricia and her husband, Pearce, have been married for almost 24 years. She loves her beagle and enjoys traveling and seeing new places with her family. Patricia is an avid tennis player and reader. She finds peace digging in the yard and baking cookies, and she treasures her family and friends.

Lyria O'Brien

Lyria O’Brien joined the EHS community in 2016 when her daughter Catherine enrolled as a freshman. She has two younger children, Connor and Garvey, who attend AOS. At Episcopal, she has served as Silent Auction Section Leader, Silent Auction Chair, and as a Spring Parent Association Lunch Volunteer. Outside of EHS, she is very active in the community and has participated in many volunteer roles at Annunciation Orthodox School, including Night of the Arts Chair, Book Fair Committee Member, Gala Committee Member, and 8th Grade Fundraiser. Additionally, she is involved in National Charity League, Texas Sage, and she is currently the Vice President of Provisionals. After graduating from LSU with a political science degree, she went on to complete Law School at Loyola University and is now a licensed attorney in Texas and Louisiana. In 1998, she and her husband, Shawn, settled in Houston where she worked for legal publisher, Thomas Reuters. For fun, she loves spending time with her family of five, traveling, skiing, and soaking up the sun at the beach.