DS9 senior staff 2371

The senior staff of Deep Space 9 in 2371


A senior staff meeting aboard the USS Voyager

A staff officer was any member of a group of officers, enlisted and civilian personnel on a starship, starbase, or planetary base, who were responsible for the administrative, operational and logistical support. Collectively, they were known as the senior staff. These officers held seniority positions in their departments, but were not necessarily senior officers. (DS9: "Crossfire")

Members of the senior staff presided over their department heads, some department heads we also members of the senior staff. (TNG: "Chain of Command, Part I"; TOS: "Where No Man Has Gone Before"; Star Trek) At staff meetings it was protocol for the senior officer to speak for their departments. (VOY: "Parallax")

First Minister Shakaar Edon had but single member for his senior staff; Sarish Rez, who titled himself as "the First Minister's adjutant." (DS9: "Crossfire")

Senior staff positionsEdit

The following positions could have been considered as senior staff positions:

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