Dr. Anna Mahase is an educator and administrator. She was notably a pioneering Principal of the St. Augustine Girls' High School in Trinidad and Tobago. She currently serves as a Commissioner on the Teaching Civil Service Commission of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. She is recognized for her service to education as well as other public and charitable organisations.
Early life and education
She attended the Guaico Canadian Mission (C.M.) School (Guaico Presbyterian Primary School). Her father was Headmaster and mother a senior teacher at several C.M. schools. Both were an integral part of developing early education in rural North East Trinidad.
Education and Public Service
She returned to Trinidad and Tobago and after was entrusted with Head Teacher of St. Augustine Girls High School. She was the first local woman to be given this job. Her pioneering achievements and ideas became the standard for many other Secondary Schools. During her long service she received many awards and honours.
- Medal of Merit (Gold)- 1976
- Chaconia Medal (Gold) - 1990
- To Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Independence of Trinidad and Tobago - Selected in Top 50 persons to receive in Excellence in Education and Distinguished Public Service. (2012)
- Member of the Caribbean Examinations Council
- Task Force for Removal of the Common Entrance Examination
- Member of the Council of University of the West Indies
- President of the Trinidad and Tobago Red Cross Society
- Chairman of Trinidad and Tobago Television, NBS
- Head Assessor Guardian Neediest Cases Fund
- Chairman National Commission on Accreditation 
- Dr. Anna Mahase served as a Government Senator (Temporary) during the 6th Republican Parliament (2001).
- Commissioner of Teaching Service Commission
- Chairman of the Red Cross Carnival Committee
- "The Cabildo Building". Caribbean History Archives. Blogspot. November 30, 2011.
- Bobbi Jeffrey-Hicks (June 22, 2011). "Ms. Anna Mahase to act for Ms. Hyacinth Guy as Chairman of the Teaching Service Commission".
- "St. Augustine Girls' High School".
- Michelle Loubon (January 8, 2009). "Red Cross Kiddies Carnival to honour Anna Mahase".