Name: Thomas Eugene “Tom” Paris

Rank: Lieutenant, later Ensign

Description: Tom Paris is very successful considering his past. He was tried and convicted of treason for aiding the Maquis Rebellion shortly before Janeway came to him. Paris was sentenced to serve time in the Federation Penal Settlemant, where Janeway found him. She¬†offered Paris early parole in exchange for serving as her informant on Chakotay and the Maquis. Once on Voyager, his piloting skills¬†were realized, and he soon became chief helmsman. He is fascinated with 20th century earth (especially cars) and ship design. He also has some medical skills, as seen when he aids the doctor in sick bay in early season four. He is also known for his relationship with B’ Elanna Torres.