Staff

District Office Staff

LESLIE BULBUK, Senior Field Representative
Leslie joined the office in January 2017. She has worked as a senior staffer for several local members of the State Assembly since 2003, including former Assemblymembers Rich Gordon, Paul Fong, and Speaker pro Tem Sally Lieber. Prior to her Assembly employment, she founded the public education organization Love Sees No Borders to raise awareness of the issues of same-gender binational couples, and also worked in the high tech and music fields. Leslie graduated from the University of Michigan and Bowling Green State University. 

RITA ABDEL-MALEK, Field Representative 
Rita joined the office in March 2022 as a Field Representative. Prior to joining the office she had served on the San Mateo County Youth Commission and interned with several elected officials on the city, county, and federal level including Congresswoman Jackie Speier. Rita graduated from Menlo College in Atherton with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology.

Please send scheduling inquiries to BermanScheduler@asm.ca.gov

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Capitol Office Staff

HARRY ERMOIAN, Chief of Staff
Harry became the Chief of Staff for Assemblymember Berman in December 2016. Prior to joining the staff, Harry served as Chief of Staff to former Assemblymembers Rich Gordon and Noreen Evans, as well as Capitol Director to former Assemblymember John Laird. He also served as Counsel to the Assembly Public Safety Committee and in several capacities with former Assemblymember Fred Keeley. Harry graduated from Santa Clara University with a degree in Political Science and received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of California, Davis. 

ELLEN HOU GREEN, Legislative Director
Ellen became the Legislative Director for Assemblymember Berman in December 2016. Prior to joining the staff, Ellen served in several capacities with former Assemblymember Rich Gordon, including most recently as his Legislative Director. Ellen graduated from Loyola Marymount University with a degree in Political Science, and received a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Southern California. 

ISABELLE LASALLE, Senior Legislative Assistant
Isabelle joined the office in June 2018. Prior to joining the office, Isabelle worked at the California Transportation Foundation. Isabelle graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a degree in English. 

INDELIZE ZENDEJAS, Scheduler
Indelize joined the office in December 2021 as a Scheduler. Prior to joining the staff, Indelize served as a scheduler for former Assistant Majority Leader Assemblymember Ed Chau. Indelize graduated from University of California Davis with a degree in Political Science.

ALLIE UMEMOTO, Assembly Fellow
Allie joined the office in December 2021 as an Assembly Fellow. Prior to joining the staff, Allie served as an intern in Assemblymember Kevin McCarty’s District Office through the Asian Pacific Islander American Public Affairs (APAPA) internship program. Allie graduated from Scripps College with a dual degree in Sociology and Politics.

Please send scheduling inquiries to BermanScheduler@asm.ca.gov

Please send press inquiries to BermanPress@asm.ca.gov