ADM Rose Ciccarone
DEPUTY FLEET COMMANDER
The DFC is designated as the second highest ranking officer in Quadrant One.
The Deputy Fleet Commander:
is the chief assistant to the Fleet Commander
is the vice chairman of the Admiralty Board
is the chief investigating officer for quadrant activities
fulfills the office of the Fleet Commander in the absence of the incumbent Fleet Commander
oversees the operations of all Starfleet Command units and their related activities
receives reports from Starbases, and
responds to quadrant internal and external communications concerning matters not specifically under the jurisdiction of the Fleet Commander.
The DFC's duties include collecting the combined monthly Ship Periodic Activity Reports SPAR IIs from the Starbases and creating a SPAR III for Starfleet Command members. The SPAR III allows members to see what is happening on other ships, which could give them ideas for new activities.