Ren Kalanent Viss was a female Alonis and a Starfleet lieutenant who served aboard Deep Space 9 as communications officer.

She manned the communications console during a battle simulation in which Deep Space 9 fought off the USS Defiant, disguised as an Emerald-class Tholian juggernaut. During the dedication ceremony of the station, Ensign Becerra took over her duties. (ST - The Fall novel: Revelation and Dust)