Fred Michaels (also known as Fred Shedian, Iruam Goran, HOST OGF FredM, and HOST PCG FredM) is a retired Star Trek simmer. He entered the online simming community in early summer 1995. D uring his career, he served within the administration of four clubs. His final position was as Personnel Director and a member of the GM Council within Star Trek Simulation Forum (STSF).


Entering the world of America Online in 1995, Fred Michaels graduated from the Starfleet Online (SFOL) Academy in June of that year. Originally creating a character aboard the USS Odyssey, another character under the same name was created aboard the USS Hood three weeks after that game's creation within the forum. In September 1995, he entered into an agreement with the head of the Continuum Online (COL) to create a new sim. With his co-host Elizabeth Jordan, the USS Reaent would launch one month later with a game featuring the presence of Admiral Tigress herself.

Under the name Fred Shedian, he was one of three individuals to spearhead the creation of the Celestial Prime Alliance (CPA) in 1997. By 2000, he had attained the status as a host within Spacefleet Online (SFOL) and served using the names HOST OGF FredM and later HOST PCG FredM. He was one of two individuals briefly terminated by the supervisor of the People Connection Games (abbreviated PCG) area due to raised concerns about AOL's treatment of the forum. Due to circumstances that remain confidential, he was reinstated two weeks later. In July 2002, operating two sims in the forum, Fred Michaels resigned from SFOL and was a founding member of the Star Trek Simulation Forum (STSF). Since September 2002, he has served as the Personnel Director and sits on the organization's GM Council.

Administrative Roles

Continuum Online (COL)
  • 1995 - 1997
Assistant Director, COL Academy Program
Celestial Prime Alliance (CPA)
  • 1997 - 2000
Founder / Assistant Director
Director, Alliance Academy Program
Star Trek Simulation Forum (STSF)
  • 2002 - Present
Member of GM Council
Personnel Director

Hosting Assignments

Patrick McQueen, Capt.
  • U.S.S. Marie Curie, NCC-4600
Commanding Officer, Continuum Online
Fred Michaels, RAdm., FCapt., Capt., Cmdr.
  • U.S.S. Phoenix, NCC-1270-H
Commanding Officer, Spacefleet Online
  • U.S.S. Reaent, NCC-3345
Commanding Officer, Continuum Online
  • U.S.S. Reaent, NCC-3345-A
Commanding Officer, Continuum Online / Celestial Prime Alliance
  • U.S.S. Reaent, NCC-3345-G
Commanding Officer, Spacefleet Online / Star Trek Simulation Forum
  • U.S.S. Valkyrie, NCC-75612-A
Executive Officer, Spacefleet Online
Fred Shedian, RAdm., FCapt.
  • U.S.S. Reaent, NCC-3345-F
Commanding Officer, Celestial Prime Alliance
Frederic Meve, RAdm., Capt.
  • Sky Harbor Aegis
Commanding Officer, Spacefleet Online / Star Trek Simulation Forum
Iruam Goran, RAdm.
  • Sky Harbor Aegis
Commanding Officer, Star Trek Simulation Forum

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