President of the General Assembly
The president of the General Assembly is elected by simple majority vote by members of the GA and serves for one year. The position rotates between the different regional groups. The president need not be a member (i.e. permanent representative) of the GA.
61st Assembly (2006), Ms Sheikha Haya Rashed Al Khalifa (Bahrain), http://www.un.org/ga/president/61/presskit/president.shtml
24th Assembly (1969), Miss Angie E. Brooks (Liberia), http://www.un.org/en/ga/president/bios/bio24.shtml
8th Assembly (1953), Mrs Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit (India), http://www.un.org/en/ga/president/bios/bio08.shtml