Seven board members resign in protest after the animal charity group sides with its leader who faced allegations of harassment by three women.
Seven board members resigned over the decision to keep chief executive Wayne Pacelle, "The Washington Post" reported
Several members quit after the 31-person board chose to retain Wayne Pacelle. An investigation has uncovered multiple complaints against him, according to The Washington Post.
The resignation of Wayne Pacelle comes just hours after the nonprofit had issued a statement endorsing his leadership and dismissing allegations made by three women.
The president of the Humane Society of the United States resigned Friday amid claims of sexual harassment that sent tremors of discontent through the organization and prompted at least seven board members to resign.