Three members of the staff or the Whatcom Council of Governments earned membership in the American Institute of Certified Planners. Deputy Executive Director Ron Cubellis, Principal Planner Melissa Fanucci and Planner II Mary Anderson passed the exam on May 12. Cubellis is a Bellingham native, and a graduate of Western Washington University. Fanucci is a native of Mercer Island, and also a graduate of Western. Anderson is a specialist in WCOG’s nationally-recognized Whatcom Smart Trips program. She joined the WCOG staff in 2007.