WASHINGTON – The head of the United States Forest Service stepped down Wednesday amid an investigation into sexual harassment accusations against him, a spokesman for the Agriculture Department said. The resignation of the agency’s chief, Tony Tooke, comes days after “PBS NewsHour” reported that the Agriculture Department was investigating sexual misconduct complaints against him, including that Mr. Tooke had relationships with subordinates before his appointment to the top role.
Name: Tony Tooke
Continent: North America
Company: U.S. Forest Service
Branch: Government Agency
Announcement Date: March 06, 2018, 11:00pm
Resignation Date: March 06, 2018, 11:00pm