Ambassador Runepp was a Rasiinian diplomat who traveled to Deep Space 9 aboard a Bajoran transport in 2372. (DS9: "The Muse")

Runepp was played by John Paul Lona, a fan who won a guest spot on DS9 for designing the make-up of the Rasiinian species. According to Lona's winning entry, he described Runepp as "a first contact dignitary and guest of the Federation during an official diplomatic function on Deep Space 9." (Star Trek: Communicator issue 105, p. 4)