Police Superintendent Michael Mellijor Tulen, Ret. was appointed as Director of the Philippine National Railways on 28 November 2016. He hails from Tagum City. He graduated from University of Mindanao Tagum College with a degree of Bachelor of Science in Commerce major in Management and graduated Bachelor of Laws from University of Mindanao Davao City. He was has served in the Philippine National Police in various capacities until he retired in 2009 with his latest assignment as Chief of IDMS of the Provincial Police Office of Davao del Norte. As a military man, he received so many medals, decoration and recognitions.