|Rank|| Colonist |
|Era|| Before Landing |
|Affiliation|| Landing |
Pol Nietro was the Head Zoologist of the original Pern colony. He came from First Centauri. Along with his future bride, Bay Harkenon, Dr. Nietro carried out the initial evaluation of the dragonets' capabilities.
He was the one who traded eggs of dead hatchlings for the altered Sean Connell's egg for a gray horse named Cricket. Being the head of large department on First Centauri, gave him the background set up this expedition
He and Bay asked and got permission from Kitty Ping to try Mentasynth enchantment on the clutch of eggs that his bronze fire lizard and his wife gold Mariah, created when mating. They also were effect by the matting effect, and took a larger residents.
Creating the Dragons / Dragon Program
During the Second Crossing
To help the dragonriders, after the loss of a dragonrider, they helped they timed how long between Landing and the camp. To test for a new location, he called a priority message to Brian at Fort Hold, Duke was sent to him and returned to Sorka.