The Knox County Democratic Party is led by an executive committee that serves two-year terms. The executive committee consists of central committee members elected during the even-year primary election, plus appointed and ex officio members. Ex officio members are full members but are granted membership on the basis of other positioned served in the community.

Executive Committee Officers, 2016-18
Adam Gilson, Chairman
Mary Rugola-Dye, Vice Chairwoman
Mary Chapa, Secretary
Reba Borchers, Treasurer

Executive Committee Membership, 2016-18
Jim Arnott, Mount Vernon 4A
Daniel Baker, at-large
Sam Barone, ex officio, Mount Vernon first-ward council
Paula Barone, Mount Vernon 1A
John Booth, ex officio, Mount Vernon at-large council
Reba Borchers, Mount Vernon 3C
Donald Bovinett Jr., Mount Vernon 4C
Mary Chapa, Howard E
Donna Clark-Cetek, at-large
Suzy Davidson, at-large
Ted Dingler, Clinton A
Nicole Ferris, Monroe A
Irene Gadd, Mount Vernon 1B
Adam Gilson, Mount Vernon 1C
Duane Grassbaugh, Monroe B
Jill Grubb, Gambier A
Ann Hanrahan, Mount Vernon 2A
Mary Hayes, at-large
Dave Janiszewski, Clinton B
Susan Kahrl, ex officio Mount Vernon at-large council
Joyce Klein, at-large
Anton (Bud) Krutsch, ex officio, Mount Vernon treasurer
Suzanne MacLean, Howard D
Richard Mavis, ex officio, Mount Vernon mayor
Linda Michaels, College
Bobbie Rawson, at-large
Dennis Rawson, Brown
Mary Rugola-Dye, ex officio, ODP central committee
Joyce Skocic, Mount Vernon 3B
Tom Stamp, at-large
Jenny Stratton, at-large
Jim Zak, at-large