G. Ranga Rao, former director, Bharat Scouts and Guides, has been elected chief patron of AP Scout and Guide Fellowship for the period 2009-12. The other office-bearers are: P. L. Srinivas (president), Srinivas Murthy (vice-president), Sabiha Hussain (treasurer), T.R. Jai Chandra (secretary), Krishna (organising secretary) and Anish Varghese (joint secretary).