Dick Brownfield was a Starfleet officer in the 24th century.
In 2371, he was a crewmember aboard the USS Voyager. He was among the crew stranded in the Delta Quadrant, when Voyager was forcefully brought there by the Caretaker.
In 2372, as a lieutenant commander, he was named on the Planetary Geosciences Division duty roster. (VOY: "Parturition")