Ensign Samanthan "Sam" Rutherford served in the operations division of the U.S.S. Cerritos in 2380. He had recently been cybernetically enhanced with a Vulcan implant when the ship made second contact with the Galardonians, and it would sometimes glitch and suppress his emotions. He loved being an engineer, and the Cerritos was his passion.
Captain Carol Freeman was the commanding officer of the U.S.S. Cerritos in 2380. Ensign Mariner, who served in the command division the Cerritos, was also her daughter - but the two of them kept that secret from the crew.
Ensign Bradward "Brad" Boimler served in the command division of the U.S.S. Cerritos in 2380. Born in Modesto, California and commissioned in 2379, he did not have a single demerit on his record. Prior to visiting Galardon, he had only been to four planets (including Vulcan and Earth), but he was eager to study and learn as much as he could about every species he encountered, and hoped to be a captain one day.
Ensign D'Vana Tendi served in the medical division of the U.S.S. Cerritos in 2380. She was a brand-new crew member, having just transferred from Outpost 79, when the Cerritos made second contact with the Galardonians. She had a very positive attitude, and was excited to participate in everything she could as a member of Starfleet.
Lieutenant Commander Andarithio "Andy" Billups was the chief engineer of the U.S.S. Cerritos in 2380. Was the prince of Hysperia and next in line for the throne, but had renounced his title to join Starfleet.
Ensign Beckett Mariner served in the command division of the U.S.S. Cerritos in 2380. She had previously served with five other ships, including the U.S.S. Quito while it made first contact with the Galardonians, before she was demoted and transferred to the Cerritos. Captain Freeman, who commanded the Cerritos, was also her mother - but the two of them kept that secret from the crew.