September 18, 2011
Chief Executive Sues His Charity’s Board Members
When the Heifer Foundation hired Domingo Barrios as its chief executive in July 2010, it praised him for his leadership skills and his passion for helping others, which made him the “ideal fit” to lead the foundation.
One year later, Mr. Barrios is out of a job and is suing four board members of the foundation following a messy dispute that he says began when he raised questions about a possible conflict of interest among trustees.
And while neither side is talking