Lessons learned (in no particular order)
1. What you tell one person, you're telling the whole world. If you don't want everyone to know, stay silent.
2. Email sucks.
3. People can be mean.
4. Committees should be no more than 3-4 people.
4a. Committees suck.
5. Karma's not a bitch, it's a mirror (source unknown)
6. So many people are fake AF.