Ed Ormsbee

Retired President and Current Board Member

Before being named the president in 2005, Ed served over 20 years at Cal-Ore with a variety of responsibilities as a financial consultant, controller, and later as Cal-Ore’s general manager. Ed retired in April 2020 after 35 years of service and still actively serves on our Board of Directors.

Under Ed’s leadership, Cal-Ore evolved from a local telephone company in Dorris, California, into a leading voice and data provider serving Southern Oregon and Northern California with over a 400-mile network of company-owned fiber.

With this network, Cal-Ore provides traditional phone services as well as enterprise-grade fiber internet connections, voice-over-IP, online backup, and other hosted data services. Outside of life at Cal-Ore, Ed enjoys his time in the garden, beekeeping, bird hunting, photography and time with his family.

Dan Morrison


As President and General Manager of Cal-Ore, Dan Morrison is responsible for all company operations. Dan has more than 20 years of leadership experience, ranging from entrepreneurial to global business environments.

Before joining the Cal-Ore team in 2013, Dan held senior leadership positions in Global Information Technology for a multi-national manufacturing company. Prior to being named as the new Cal-Ore President, Dan led the CLEC (Competitive Local Exchange Carrier) subsidiary business at Cal-Ore.

Dan holds a bachelor of science degree from the Oregon Institute of Technology.

Bob Hensley

Operations Manager

As operations manager, Bob Hensley is responsible for installation, instruction, and day-to-day operations of Cal-Ore telephone and data services.

Bob has more than 30 years of experience in plant and electrical engineering, drafting, and operations. Before being named operations manager in 2005, he served in two roles, both as plant engineer and engineering manager. Bob has won the Oregon Connections “Excellence in Telecommunications Award” and the California Communications Association “Industry Leadership Award.”

In addition to his work at Cal-Ore, Bob is committed to the local community, having held positions with the Dorris city council, Butte Valley Ambulance Service, City of Dorris Volunteer Fire Department, Dorris Lions Club, Mountain Valley’s Health Centers, and serving as mayor of Dorris for eight years. Bob considers Cal-Ore, his extended family, but in his own time, you can find him enjoying the company of his own family, especially his grandchildren.

Waihun Yee


As the controller for Cal-Ore, Waihun Yee is responsible for Cal-Ore’s financial operations, as part of the Cal-Ore leadership team. In this role, he also oversees accounting functions, regulatory reporting, and local management duties. Waihun focuses on communicating specific financial language and ensuring Cal-Ore success and achievements are reflected in company financials.

Before joining Cal-Ore, Waihun worked in the wood products industry, where he served as production supervisor, controller, and in various accounting roles for several logging and wood products companies, including The Collins Companies. Waihun holds a bachelor of science degree from the University of Oregon and a CPA certificate. In his own time, Waihun enjoys the open road on his motorcycle, golfing, hunting, and fishing.

Joan Tennison

CLEC Manager

For over 25 years, Joan Tennison has worked in the telecommunications, data and internet business.  She carries on that commitment to service here at Cal-Ore. Joan believes that knowledgeable personal service, from a qualified local provider, is key for business success.

Joan started with Cal-Ore as a Sales Executive responsible for growing our business in Siskiyou County.  In 2020 she was promoted to lead our CLEC and is responsible for sales, marketing and all CLEC operations.

Joleen Hogan

Human Resources and Safety

As Cal-Ore’s Human Resource and Safety Director,  Joleen is responsible for ensuring compliance with federal and state employment, customer privacy and safety regulations, she also serves as Administrative Assistant to the President\GM of Cal-Ore.

Joleen has lived and worked in the Siskiyou and Klamath County area since relocating from Southern California in 1993. In 1997 she joined the Cal-Ore Team as a customer service representative and has since gained over 20 years of telecom experience while serving on numerous industry committees and boards.

As well as working for a telecommunications company that focuses on advancing rural communities, Joleen treasures our regions open countryside and small-town ambience.