Stephanie Rearick

Founder, Mutual Aid Network

Madison, WI

Accelerate Collaboration, Cultivate Connection  |  Advocacy, Community Economic Development, Well-being

Stephanie brings her background in time bank development to building a new community model for leveraging peoples’ purpose, resources, and interest in mutual aid to better their community.

Stephanie is a founder and the board president for Mutual Aid Networks, based in Madison Wisconsin, as well as the co-owner of Mother Fool’s Coffeehouse and the founder and co-director of the Dane County TimeBank. She is also the board treasurer for the Allied Community Coop. Stephanie has a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies from Miami University’s Western College Program. She was born in Elyria, Ohio, and now lives in Madison, Wisconsin.


  • Implemented restorative justice youth courts now spreading county-wide
  • Developed 2800-member timebank
  • Developed and trained internationally in applied-timebanking
  • Developed Mutual Aid Network framework
  • Instigated development of 8 Mutual Aid Network pilot sites to date