The information from this article is from a non-official source and is therefore not canon.
Works as the receptionist to Aries 6's Medlab. Absolutely hates feline stereotypes and will attack if pushed too far. (Despite all her bluster, she easily falls victim to a simple spray bottle Roger uses on her.)
Ali is a nod to the character of Xandra, an anthropomorphic cheetah who is a main character and friend of Roger's in the WSSQID (Who says Space Quest is dead?) fan-comics. WSSQID creator, Akril, was asked to create the design for Ali.