Fird was a member of the of the during the . He acted as the from the of in the legislature, and testified on the around the . The hearings on the proposal ultimately concluded with the approval and creation of an for Republic colonization in 's northern quadrant under the administration of the . The endeavor later ended in a that forced the Senate to intervene in the region and reign in the Oligarchy.
Fird was a from the of who lived during the . Around the , Fird served Alsakan as its in the of the . During this , a proposal for the creation of an of Republic colonization was introduced to the Senate for review and a vote. The effort was supported by several of 's megacorporations, which were displeased with the Republic's slow pace of expansion into the territories north of the planet and the .
During the hearings on the , Senator Fird addressed the Republic Congress, weighing the benefits and drawbacks of continuing to allow only the central government to commission colonies. The initiative to create the Zone was eventually approved, and the Senate delegated the task of administering the new colonies to the —a consortium of megacorporations who had been advocating for the creation of the region. The experiment ultimately failed, however, as the Oligarchy began to exploit the resources and native peoples in the Outer Expansion Zone. The forced the Senate to step in and relieve the Expansionist Oligarchy of control.
Senator Fird was a Human with dark hair, green , black decorative markings on his face, and facial hair around his jawbone, mouth, and chin. He was an eloquent speaker, and during his testimony on the Matter of Creating an Outer Expansion Zone, Fird asserted that there were two paths that could be pursued as a result of the debate—government-controlled expansion or an effort with more emphasis on local and corporate initiatives. The Alsakan senator disliked both possibilities, but conceded that there may have been no third alternative choice.