The Private handles the messages that arrive for the commander at Vigil's Keep in a Quest Board-like manner. Upon meeting The Warden-Commander, she is a bit nervous and becomes flustered when presenting him/her the messages (Quests).
She is the one that first informs The Warden-Commander of a certain formidable prisoner, Nathaniel Howe, that had to have four Wardens capture him. She suggests Howe as a possible Grey Warden recruit, after hearing the Grey Wardens jokingly suggest such after Howe injured one while attempting to evade capture.
Her messages can start the following quests:A Daughter Ransomed Bensley's Gratitude Far Afield Salvage Operation