Kahlile Bliss Mehr has both an M.A., and an M.L.S., he is the retired Slavic Collection Manager and Cataloging Supervisor at FamilySearch (LDS Church) in Salt Lake City. He developed the collections for Eastern Europe, Spain, Portugal, and the Pacific 1992-2002, 2007-2012; visited the archives in Eastern Europe on twelve separate acquisition trips. He speaks Russian and Portuguese, and reads various Germanic, Romance and Slavic languages.
He has written for a variety of genealogical publications, including the FEEFHS Journal, Genealogical Helper, East European Genealogist, Avotaynu, and the Genealogical Journal (UGA). He has delivered papers at conferences of the Foundation for East European Family History Studies, Federation of Genealogical Societies, American Library Association, Society of American Archivists, Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy, and International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies. He has served on the FEEFHS Board since 1998.