Darnella Aulani for President – Contra Costa Association of REALTORS®.

Darnella has been and will continue to be on the frontline, an experienced leader who has the courage and conviction to make the necessary decisions to ensure long-term success for its members. As President, Darnella Aulani pledges to protect your freedom and ability to conduct your individual business successfully. She understands that in today’s market REALTORS® need a strong advocate to ensure their voices are heard and their rights are safeguarded.

Proven Leadership

Relentless Advocate

Visionary Thinker

Experience The Difference Only Experience Delivers.

Championing Your Freedom & Business

Darnella has been and will continue to be at the forefront, championing the rights of REALTORS® to conduct their businesses freely and successfully. Her visionary leadership has consistently paved the way for progress within the industry. As a dedicated advocate, she remains committed to empowering every member of the REALTOR organization. Darnella’s unwavering presence on the frontline reflects her steadfast commitment to safeguarding the rights and opportunities of all REALTORS®


Here’s what Darnella Aulani pledges to do for you:

Fight for Your Independence

Darnella will work tirelessly to defend your freedom as a REALTOR® to conduct business on your terms. She understands the importance of individual autonomy and will stand up against any threat to your professional freedom.

Empower You with Resources

Darnella will advocate for resources and support that make it easier for you to achieve success. She believes in equipping you with the tools and knowledge you need to navigate the real estate landscape with confidence.

Champion Transparent Practices

As a staunch advocate for transparency, Darnella will lead by example and hold others accountable. She’ll work to ensure that the Contra Costa Association of REALTORS® operates with integrity and professionalism, making it an organization you can be proud to be a part of.

Foster Diversity and Inclusion

Darnella is committed to fostering an inclusive environment where every REALTOR® can thrive regardless of their background. She recognizes the value of diversity and will tirelessly advocate for equal opportunities for all. Darnella understands the importance of creating a supportive space where every voice is heard and respected. She will stand firm against any form of discrimination, ensuring that every individual feels empowered to bring their unique perspective to the table.

Vote Darnella Aulani for President of the Contra Costa Association of REALTORS®.

Darnella Aulani is the bold, passionate leader that the Contra Costa Association of REALTORS® needs. With her vision and dedication, she’ll be an unstoppable force in defending your freedom, business, and property rights.

Notable Supporters

California Association of REALTORS® PRESIDENTS

2019 – Jared Martin
2016 – Ziggy Zicarelli
2010 – Steve Goddard
1999 – Diana Bull

In real estate, expertise is paramount. With a Master’s in Education Administration and a Bachelor’s in Political Science, Darnella offers a blend of analytical insight and strategic leadership. Committed to continuous learning, she actively pursues National Association of REALTORS® Certifications and Designations to stay ahead of industry trends. Trust in her dedication to excellence and diverse academic background to serve you effectively and achieve our shared goals.

At Home With Diversity


ABR – Accredited Buyer Representative
ABRM – Accredited Buyer Representative Manager
CRB – Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager
CRS – Certified Residential Specialist
GRI – Graduate REALTOR® Institute
PMN – Performance Management Network
SRES-Seniors Real Estate Specialist

Defending Property Ownership Rights

Darnella Aulani is also deeply committed to protecting property ownership from unnecessary intrusion by any entity. She believes in preserving the American dream of homeownership and will relentlessly defend property rights against overreach and encroachment.

Darnella’s plan includes:

Advocacy at All Levels

Darnella will work closely with local, state, and federal officials to prevent policies that infringe on property rights. She’ll be your voice, championing your interests and those of your clients.

Educate and Inform

Darnella will develop resources and educational materials to help you and your clients understand the importance of property rights. She’s dedicated to ensuring that everyone is informed and empowered when it comes to protecting their property.

Collaborate with Industry Partners

Darnella will cultivate relationships with key partners and stakeholders to create a unified front in defense of property rights. By working together, we can make a real difference in protecting homeownership for future generations.


Why am I running for President?

To defend your professional freedom. Your autonomy is essential, and I am committed to addressing any challenges that obstruct your ability to thrive. Your independence is of utmost importance, and I will work tirelessly to protect it. 

Furthermore, I will actively oppose any policies or actions, whether from governmental or non-governmental entities, that threaten property rights

My Plan of Action

Collaboration is fundamental to achieving enduring change. I am dedicated to actively fostering relationships with industry partners, stakeholders, and local communities, ensuring a comprehensive and inclusive approach to defending property rights. By uniting those who share our vision, we will forge a strong coalition capable of shaping policies and safeguarding homeownership for future generations.

Alongside this commitment, I am devoted to proactively identifying and addressing the challenges facing our industry, developing solutions to protect your livelihood. Through advocacy, transparency, and accessibility, I will ensure your voices are heard and your concerns addressed.

With my steadfast support, you can confidently prioritize your clients, advance your career, and cherish quality time with your family.

Rest assured, I stand ready to lead, adapt to evolving circumstances, and support you every step of the way.


For the past 33 years, Darnella has dedicated herself to serving REALTORS® in numerous leadership roles. Throughout her tenure, she’s successfully led and guided various plans of action in over 100+ leadership positions. These roles have given her ample opportunities to gain extensive experience, knowledge, and understanding of our industry and our clients’ needs. Darnella strongly believes that these experiences, coupled with her achievements, uniquely qualify her for the position of President.


Navigating Forward: Leveraging Experience for Member Advantage

Past President Delta Association of REALTORS®
Past Treasurer Delta Association of REALTORS®
Women’s Council of REALTORS® Past President DELTA AOR

Honorary Awards

“Peer recognition strengthens your commitment”
2022 State Director for Life – California Association of REALTORS®
REALTOR of the year- Delta Association of REALTORS®
Distinguished REALTOR of the year-Delta Association of REALTORS®

2024 Leadership positions State & National

“Championing REALTORS® and Safeguarding Property Rights.”

2022 Director For Life- California Association of REALTORS®
2024 Vice Chair Legal Affairs Forum – California Association of REALTORS®
2024 Diversity Member – California Association of REALTORS®
2024 Transaction and Regulatory-California Association of REALTORS®
2024 Diversity Member – National Association of REALTORS®
2024 Transaction and Regulatory Member-California Association – (member)
Presiding Officer for Professional Standards

Realtor® Invested

“Political acumen, education, grassroots connections a must to position the Association positively”
California Association of REALTORS® Major Donor
National Association of REALTORS® Major Donor


“Financial experience provides the foundation for effectively overseeing all major business aspects of the association”
2024 & 2023 Treasurer Contra Costa Association of REALTORS®
2024 & 2023 CHAIR Budget & Finance Contra Costa Association of REALTORS®
22 years Association Financial experience
California Association of REALTORS® Strategic Planning Committee
California Association of REALTORS® Executive Committee
Past Treasurer Delta Association of REALTORS®

Vote Darnella Aulani for President of the Contra Costa Association of REALTORS®.


Volunteering isn’t merely an act—it’s a commitment to building a better tomorrow for everyone. It’s about embodying values like integrity, empathy, and dedication. I’ve seen firsthand how volunteerism can transform lives and uplift communities, and I’m proud to continue this journey of service.

  • Proud School Board member – Educational insights
  • 41 Year Life Long Educator – Educational expertise
  • 33 years industry experience- Extensive industry insight
  • 27 years Broker experience – Seasoned brokerage expertise
  • CAR DIRECTOR FOR LIFE – Direct Advocacy For Members
  • 21 Consecutive years REALTOR® leadership service experience – Expertise serving members
  • 17 consecutive years California Association of REALTORS® Director -Experience-Championing Members Interests
  • 123+ REALTOR® committee positions: Maximizing members advocacy
  • Master’s Degree-Education Administration – Strengthening organizational leadership
  • Bachelors Degree – Political Science – Enhancing organizational governance
  • 7 REALTOR® Designations: Enhancing your experience with my expertise.
  • 2 REALTOR® Certifications: Elevating your service with my refined skills
  • Presiding Officer Professional Standards – promoting equity, transparency and accountability
  • Progressive Thinker: Innovating for member advancement.
  • Drive for Results: Achieving tangible benefits.
  • Value Diversity: Enhancing collaboration.
  • Authentic: Leading with integrity, building trust.
  • Advocator: Championing member interests


Starting June 10, 2024 @9:00 AM
Ending June 17, 2024 @ 9:00 AM

Contact Darnella

Phone: (925) 207-8211
Email: Darnella@Darnella.net