Barbara Bickford has been named the new superintendent of the Twin Hills School District in Sebastopol. Bickford will take over July 1.

Bickford is currently principal at Thomas Page School in the Cotati-Rohnert Park School District. In her 30 years as an educator she has served as a middle school teacher, school counselor, coordinator of English language services and special education case manager.

Bickford will receive a base salary of $120,000 with an additional $7,509 in pay that must be put toward health care coverage, according to Jeff Heller, assistant superintendent of human resources and services with the Sonoma County Office of Education. Bickford will also receive a $300 a month automobile stipend.