The President today announced that he will nominate James T. McIntyre, Jr., to be Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget. McIntyre is presently Director of the Georgia Office of Planning and Budget.
McIntyre was born in Vidalia, Ga., on December 17, 1940. He received his A.B. from the University of Georgia and his J.D. from the University of Georgia School of Law in 1963. He is a member of the State bar of Georgia.
In 1964 McIntyre was employed by the University of Georgia's Institute of Government and practiced law in Athens, Ga. He served as general counsel to the Georgia Municipal Association from July 1966 to April 1970. In that capacity, he represented GMA on various boards and commissions and assisted in implementing the legislative programs affecting local governments.
In April 1970, McIntyre was appointed Deputy State Revenue Commissioner. He was appointed Director of the Office of Planning and Budget in October 1972 by then Governor Jimmy Carter, and reappointed to that position by Governor George Busbee in January 1975.
As director of OPB, McIntyre's responsibilities have included managing the State's budget and directing State efforts in planning, intergovernmental relations, management improvement, energy conservation, arts promotion, regional commissions, and Coastal Zone management.
McIntyre served as legal counsel to then Governor Carter's Reorganization and Management Improvement Study in 1971 and as project director of the State and Local Government Coordination Study in 1972.
McIntyre is married to the former Maureen Ball. They have three daughters and live in Alpharetta, Ga.