Atlanta Regional Commission announces new board member
by Damon Poirier
June 29, 2014 11:53 PM | 1108 views | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Minuard C. McGuire
Minuard C. McGuire
The Atlanta Regional Commission named Minuard C. “Mickey” McGuire of Dunwoody as its newest board member. McGuire was sworn in June 25 at the ARC’s monthly board meeting. He will represent the ARC Citizen District 11, which includes parts of Cobb, DeKalb and Fulton counties.

McGuire began his career as a planner at ARC in 1973 before joining the Governor’s Office of Planning and Budget. Over the next 33 years, he held several positions in state government, including director of the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety and director of the Governor’s Criminal Justice Coordinating Council, before retiring as the director of administration in the office of Georgia’s Secretary of State.

During his career, McGuire also took leadership roles in the American Society of Public Administrators and the Conference of Minority Public Administrators. He also served on the regional boards of the Council on Battered Women, Georgia CHARLEE, Mothers Against Drunk Drivers, Georgians for Victims Justice and the Officer Drew Brown Memorial Scholarship Fund.

He earned his Masters of Science in Urban and Regional Planning from Florida State University in 1973.

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