Of course, Snod is no stranger to Trek. She was one of the writers on NEXT GENERATION, where she scripted, among other episodes, "Measure of a Man," still widely regarded as one of the best five Trek episodes of all team. She'll do a great job on this new show, I have no doubt.
You can read all about this on Melinda's own blog at:
((I know a lot of you Trek fans out there will be excited about this, and there will doubtless be lots of questions... that's the place to ask 'em, not here. Thanks.))
Also, here's the link to the Kickstarter page funding RENEGADES:
Sounds like a fun series. Go get 'em, Weeds.