Janna Scott-Tarman's aspirations to pursue a legal career were forever changed after volunteering as an EMT on September 11, 2001. After a career of twenty years in the US intelligence and national security community, Scott-Tarman is focusing on preparing that same community for the next generation of young officers. This generation of young officers  each with their own unique experiences through a global pandemic and revolutionary social justice movements. Her book Changing the Guard - Preparing the Intelligence and National Security Community for the Generation Z Officer is available on Amazon.  

Scott-Tarman explores the "complex challenges that face the intelligence and national security community," by utilizing her extensive experience in the field and strategizing how officials can recruit the best of this upcoming generation. She mixes in her own personal stories from her career while also looking to the future on how the national security and intelligence communities can evolve and make changes for the better.