Lieutenant Joy Zapata was a Starfleet officer in the 24th century.

In 2368, she was a crew member aboard the USS Enterprise-D. In the week of stardate 45852.1, on Tuesday, she had an appointment for a personal counseling session with Counselor Deanna Troi at 12:30. This information was displayed on a personal appointment log in Troi's quarters. (TNG: "Imaginary Friend", "The Next Phase", okudagram)

This character was only mentioned in writing.