DoKNet was established in 2008 by Berthold Weywara. The members of the first  DoKNet organization team were Berthold (10/2008 - 02/2012), Christian Schirm (10/2008 - 07/2010), and Christoph Scheben (10/2008 - 11/2010). Amber Griffioen (09/2017) ran the organization afterwards. Andor Kormanyos organized hikes for DokNet for many years before sharing the responsibility of DokNet coordination (10/2017 - 07/2018)  with Farhat Jabeen.

Currently, Farhat Jabeen  and Mónica Benito-Gonzalez are coordinating the social events and outdoor activities respectively for DokNet.