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.
"In the coming weeks, I will be resigning as a member of the United States Senate"
Seven board members resigned over the decision to keep chief executive Wayne Pacelle, "The Washington Post" reported
An internal investigation found sexual harassment complaints against CEO Wayne Pacelle were swept under the rug.
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.