Lerna, IL – A Starfleet Command's Seventh Fleet Chapter-in-Training – Launched from the U.S.S White Buffalo
The Command Staff consist of the CO, XO and SOO All Command Staff Support the Admiralty of the Fleet Attend each monthly Command Staff Meeting Attend each monthly Senior Officer’s Meeting Attend each monthly Ship Planning Meeting Attend each monthly Ship Activity Provide a Role Model of leadership for the crew Assure that each crew member has the tools they need to succeed.
Commanding Officer (CO, Skipper)
Submit The Monthly Report to the fleet. Liaison between the ship and fleet. Maintain the organizational structure of the ship. Appoint the Department Leaders and the Executive Office.
Executive Officer(XO, 1st Officer)
Assure the Department Reports get to the CO Liaison between the captain and the crew. Support the CO’s decisions and policies in the face of the crew. Represent the welfare of the crew in the face of the captain. Maintain Ship and Crew records in cooperation with Ops.
Strategic Operations Officer (SOO, 2nd Officer) Support the CO’s decisions and policies in the face of the crew. Maintain communications with organizations which are working with the ship. (The captain makes initial contact, but SOO works out all the details) (This excludes organizations which are in communications at the fleet level) Support and Assist the XO as assigned.
The Senior Staff consist of the Command Staff and all Department Leaders.
All Department Leaders
Provide a Monthly Department Report to the Command Staff Attend each monthly Senior Officer’s Meeting. Attend each monthly Ship Planning Meeting. Attend each monthly Ship Activity. Maintain Communications with all crew members within your department on a monthly time-frame. Assure all department members are aware of monthly activities. Provide the Basic Training program to all new members of your department within a timely manner. Support the CO’s decisions and policies in the face of the crew. Assign a Department Assistant.
Department Assistants are not considered Senior Staff but can attend the Senior Staff meeting if directed to do so by their Department Leader.
All Department Assistants
Carry out duties as assigned by their Department Leader. Attend Senior Officer Meetings if the Department Leader is unavailable. Support the decisions and policies of the Department Leader in the face of the Department Members. Represent the welfare of the Department Members if the face of the Department Leader.
Support the decisions of the Command Staff and assigned Department Chief. Accept assignments and work to make the USS White Buffalo a success. Share any talents and abilities with the USS White Buffalo. Adhere to Starfleet Command’s Seventh Fleet Code of Conduct. Attend each monthly Ship Planning Meeting. Attend each monthly Ship Activity