Talia Kandel was a female Deltan Starfleet officer in the late 24th century. As of 2381, Kandel held the rank of Lieutenant, and was to the USS Aventine as a relief tactical officer. During the Borg Invasion of 2381, Kandel was on duty when the Aventine answered the USS Enterprise-E's distress call in the Azure Nebula, and became responsible for the targeting of the transphasic torpedoes.
Later, when the Aventine and Enterprise were confronted by a pack of Hirogen hunting vessels in the Delta Quadrant, Kandel took the tactical post as Tactical Officer Lonnoc Kedair went to fight of the boarders.
Kandel was also on duty when the Aventine launched a plan to attack, board, and capture a Borg scout ship. When the Borg Queen took contol of the scout, Kandel relayed orders to get everyone off before the Aventine destroyed the ship.
Kandel was a musician, and often played the Saar string on the Aventine recreation deck, accompanied by Chief Spon on the Elisiar.