The Municipal Organisation for the Socio-cultural Development of Sitia (DOKAS) is the management agency of the Sitia Nature Park. As an agency, DOKAS meets all the necessary specifications for successfully carrying out the work of the management agency.

For the needs of managing the Nature Park, DOKAS works an independent bureau on Karamanli Avenue along the seafront of the city of Sitia. The bureau also manages the two existing info points, the Karydi Speleocenter and the Zakros local Natural history museum.

In order to serve the operational needs of the aspiring Sitia Geopark, an eleven-member management committee was appointed by virtue of a decision of the DOKAS Board of members, consisting of representatives of the Municipality of Sitia and other local agencies. Each agency appointed one representative and an alternate to serve on the management committee.

The Sitia Nature Park Management Committee consists of:

  1. A representative of the Municipality of Sitia.
  2. A representative of the opposition of the Municipality of Sitia.
  3. A representative of DOKAS.
  4. A representative of the Natural History Museum of Crete.
  5. A representative of the Ephorate of Antiquities of the Region of Crete.
  6. A representative of the Forestry Directorate of the Region of Crete.
  7. A representative of the Sitia Development Organisation.
  8. A representative of the Sitia Hotel Association.
  9. A representative of Ierapetra Environmental Education Center.
  10. A representative of Toplou Monastery.
  11. A representative of the Mountaineering Club of Sitia.