For other uses, see Vanessa.

Vanessa Theriault was a Human female who served as an officer in the Federation Starfleet in 23rd century. She was described as a petite "kooky redhead from the Martian Colonies", and served on the USS Sagittarius in the 2260s as a science officer and later as first officer.

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By 2265, she held the rank of ensign and served as the science officer of the USS Sagittarius under the command of Captain Adelard Nassir. (VAN novella: Almost Tomorrow)

After her first mission briefing with Commodore Diego Reyes of starbase Vanguard, she presented him with a scarf she had knitted in her spare time.

In early 2266, Theriault played a crucial role in establishing Starfleet's first contact with the race known as the Shedai. She was also instrumental in saving the lives of several Tholians of the battle cruiser Lanz't Tholis, earning the respect of Nezrene in particular. (VAN novel: Reap the Whirlwind)

After the incident, Theriault was promoted to the rank of lieutenant. (VAN novel: Precipice)

She was present when Lieutenant Ming Xiong informed the Sagittarius crew that Lieutenant commander Bridget McLellan was killed in action. (VAN - Declassified novella: The Stars Look Down)

Later in 2268, during a Tholian attack on Vanguard, Theriault found herself as the first officer of the Sagittarius following the deaths of Captain Nassir and second officer Celerasayna zh'Firro. (VAN novel: Storming Heaven)

By 2269, Theriault was still serving in that position, now having been promoted to the rank of lieutenant commander. (Seekers novel: Second Nature)

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Preceded by:
Science officer of the USS Sagittarius (NCC-1894)
Succeeded by:
Sengar Hesh
Preceded by:
Clark Terrell
Executive officer of the USS Sagittarius (NCC-1894)
Succeeded by:
USS Sagittarius personnel
Emblem of the United Federation of Planets Lisa BabitzKaren CahowCelerasayna zh'FirroFaro DastinSengar HeshMike "Mad Man" IlucciBridget McLellanAdelard NassirNiwaraNizskRazkaSorakNguyen Tan BaoTarylClark TerrellVanessa TheriaultSalagho ThrexTorvin Seal of the Federation Starfleet

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