How Ann Navarro Killed the HWG

January 26, 2003

via Backup Brain.

Another reason why I shouldn’t promote my former HWG membership.

By the time it came to the attention of the Board — because Ann had succeeded in forcing one of the key HWG staff in her office to resign — the damage was so widespread that the HWG was in massive debt and the Board was not aware of these problems at all. Why? Because the president and treasurer didn’t think it was their job to watch Ann, and no other Board members were allowed to question Ann’s authority. How much did the party cost the Guild that Ann threw for the members of the W3C’s HTML working group? The Board never knew, and I doubt neither the president nor the treasurer did.